Accession Number:

ADA014720

Title:

Basic Acoustic Oceanography.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

A brief introduction is given of oceanography for acousticians. The main topics and related acoustical examples are Submarine geology bottom acoustic loss marine biology the deep sound scattering layer chemical and physical properties of seawater sound speed and sound absorption the steady state of the ocean sound speed vs depth structure and modes of sound propagation in the ocean and waves in the ocean sea surface loss and sea surface noise, and acoustic propagation and internal waves.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE