Accession Number:

ADA229384

Title:

Environmental Conditions in the Gulf of Mexico during November-December

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC AND ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Report Date:

1990-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this technical note is to describe some of the environmental conditions in a region of the Gulf of Mexico in which an experiment will take place in November and December 1990. The general area of interest lies between 24-29 deg N and 90-95 deg W, as illustrated in Figure 1-1. The experiment location will be at or near 26 deg 40 min N, 92 deg 30 min W. This note provides a review of the oceanographic and meteorological variables that may affect acoustic properties and deployed instrumentation during this experiment. Oceanographic and atmospheric characteristics for the area are presented, with specific emphasis on the conditions during November and December. TTL

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE