Accession Number:

ADA277729

Title:

An Evaluation of the Airborne Expendable Bathythermograph (AXBT, SSQ-36 BTS)

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. Apr 1980-Jun 1981

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

Random samples from lots of AXBTs manufactured by the Hermes, Sippican and Magnavox Corporations were tested for temperature accuracy and time response using precision laboratory facilities. Results, conclusions and correction algorithms are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE