Accession Number:

AD0671228

Title:

RESEARCH SHIPS OF OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM PROJECT NEPTUNE ATLANTIC

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1965-1968

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIV BOCA RATON DEPT OF OCEAN ENGINEERING

Report Date:

1968-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

This was the second phase of the Office of Naval Research Research Ship of Opportunity project. Its objective was to test the feasibility of gathering plankton samples from a high speed merchantman 19 12 knots and conduct biological experiments on living organisms at sea. Data for temperature profiles using expendable bathythermograph systems and concurrent navigational, oceanographic and meteorological information also were recorded.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE