Accession Number:

ADP000954

Title:

The Airborne Expendable Bathythermograph for Oceanographic Measurements

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CA

Report Date:

1980-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The Airborne Expendable a Bathythermograph AXBT system is described as an oceanographic instrument. The results of recent calibrations and field tests characterizing the accuracy and performance of the latest models are reported. It is shown that instruments produced by different manufacturers can produce varying results even though they all meet the same Navy specifications.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE