Accession Number:

ADA046567

Title:

Criticality of Ocean Fronts to ASW Operations

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

Anomalous thermal features caused by oceanic fronts or eddies are described in the Gulf Stream. Then effects on sound propagation, sonar ranges, convergence zone use, VDS sonar depth, ambient noise and volume reverberation are analyzed.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE