Accession Number:

ADA460649

Title:

The U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office's Deep Ocean Survey Project

Descriptive Note:

Informal rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

The Deep Ocean Survey Project of the U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office is a multipurpose survey whose purpose is to obtain information in all strategic areas to support Navy requirements, and additionally, to contribute information beneficial to the scientific and economic community. Oceanographic, geophysical, and acoustic data are collected from ships operating in both the North Pacific and the North Atlantic Oceans. Major portions of the North Atlantic and the Western North Pacific have been surveyed under the two tasks within the Project, the Marine Geophysical Survey MGS performed by contractors, and the Anti Submarine WarfareUndersea Warfare ASWUSW Surveys performed by Oceanographic Office personnel aboard Military Sea Transportation Service MSTS and charter vessels. Reports of the data are published within a year after completion of the surveys and the original data are forwarded to established data repositories after analyses are completed. The Deep Ocean Survey Project of the U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office is a multipurpose survey whose purpose is to obtain information in all strategic areas to support Navy requirements, and additionally, to contribute information beneficial to the scientific and economic community. Oceanographic, geophysical, and acoustic data are collected from ships operating in both the North Pacific and the North Atlantic Oceans. Major portions of the North Atlantic and the Western North Pacific have been surveyed under the two tasks within the Project, the Marine Geophysical Survey MGS performed by contractors, and the Anti Submarine WarfareUndersea Warfare ASWUSW Surveys performed by Oceanographic Office personnel aboard Military Sea Transportation Service MSTS and charter vessels. Reports of the data are published within a year after completion of the surveys and the original data are forwarded to established data repositories after analyses are completed.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE