Accession Number:

ADA051377

Title:

Do Invisible Bubbles Exist in the Sea.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

NAVY ELECTRONICS LAB SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1957-09-04

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The existence of bubbles in the upper layers of the sea is of interest to both marine biologists and acoustic physicists. Visible bubbles are caused principally by the entrainment of air from breaking waves. Other causes are sea-floor gas seepage, fish burps, and decomposition of bottom detritus.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE