Accession Number:

ADA099820

Title:

Environmental Report on the Northwest Pacific for the Marine Seismic System (MSS)

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Dec 1978-31 Sep 1980

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

230.0

Abstract:

This report presents data compilations to aid in planning and site selection for the Marine Seismic System MSS. Data are compiled for two geographic areas the Northwest Pacific 40-56 N, 145-170 E and the Kuril- Kamchatka earthquake region. Included for the Northwest Pacific are cultural, meteorological, oceanographic, geological, geophysical and seismological data to define the environment in which the potential MSS will operate. Kuril-Kamchatka earthquake zone data consist of seismic velocity structure of the crust and upper mantle and earthquake hypocenters.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Seismology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE