Accession Number:

ADA003802

Title:

A Census of Marine Traffic in the Chesapeake Bay Derived from Side-Looking Airborne Radar Data.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER GROTON CONN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

A side-looking airborne radar was used to map selected portions of Chesapeake Bay during the period 4-9 September 1974, for the purpose of sampling the number of vessels underway at any one time as functions of the time of day and of the sector of the Bay. In the NorfolkPortsmouthNewport News area, a maximum of 35 vessels were observed to be underway at one time. This occurred at 2100 on Thursday, 5 September.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE