Accession Number : ADB037108


Title :   Historical Temporal Shipping (HITS)


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : PLANNING SYSTEMS INC MCLEAN VA


Personal Author(s) : Solomon, L P ; Barnes, A E ; Lunsford, C R ; Alessi, T ; Draper, P J ; Weinstein, J J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/b037108.pdf


Report Date : 28 Jun 1978


Pagination or Media Count : 221


Abstract : This report represents information on the temporal shipping densities in 1 x 1 deg throughout the world. The basic data base was Lloyd's 1972 Shipping Index updated to 1978. The shipping routes used were reported in PSI Report No. TR-036049 of 19 April 1977. The current study provides distributions on merchant vessels, tankers, super tankers, fishing boats and mobile oil rigs. The distributions are by month, season, and annual averages. The data is available in computer readable formats upon request.


Descriptors :   *MARINE TRANSPORTATION , *SHIPPING , *VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEMS , *MARINE TERMINALS , COMPUTER PROGRAMS , DENSITY , ROUTING , FISHES , TANKER SHIPS , CUBIC SPLINE TECHNIQUE , DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS , HISTOGRAMS , WATER TRAFFIC , DISTRIBUTION , SEASONAL VARIATIONS


Subject Categories : Marine Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE