Accession Number:

ADA046564

Title:

A Geometric Model of Horizontal Sound Refraction through a Circular Eddy.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Sound rays spread horizontally more rapidly upon refraction across a warm eddy than a homogenous water mass. The reverse is true of a cold eddy, causing shadow zones. Focal lengths and position of apparent images are the same using the cylindrical model or the physical thin-lens equation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE