Accession Number:

ADA099001

Title:

The Ocean Science Program of the U.S. Navy. An Overview.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY NSTL STATION MS

Report Date:

1979-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

101.0

Abstract:

The report, comprising three principal parts and four appendices, describes the Ocean Science Program within the context of the Navy Mission Areas. Part I defines program objectives and requirements and the Navy Mission. Program organization, management and participants are also covered. Part II describes research in progress and recent accomplishments in support of the Sea Control, Power Projection and Support Missions. Part III covers major interdisciplinary, multinational and international programs partially supported by the Ocean Science Program, and unique facilities that the Program has either sponsored or can access. In addition to a Glossary, the Appendices include Directories of Participant Organizations within the Navy and Academia, and a listing with photographs of the principal U. S. oceanographic ships used for the Program. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Marine Engineering
  • Naval Surface Warfare
  • Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE