Advanced Marine Technology
Technical progress rept. 1 Feb-31 Jul 1971
WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA
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The report describes progress on the following projects in Advanced Marine Technology submerged navigation and submersible instrumentation development of precise navigation for a small submersible, handling and transfer at sea use of energy absorbers in small boat and buoy handling alongside in rough weather, bottom reconnaissance and detailed site surveys use of submersible in geological mapping, near bottom magnetic studies from a deep submersible, near bottom gravity studies from a deep submersible, deep sea rock drill and heat flow instrument for use from submersible, deep ocean biological research observation and collection under pressure of benthic biology, offshore monitoring of industrial waste use of gas chromatographic techniques to determine pollutants in sea water, and air sea systems use of air-dropped arrays of sonobuoys and explosives for seismic reflection, refraction and side-scan echo ranging.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography