Accession Number : AD0441860
Title : SOFAR VELOCITY CHART OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN.
Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept. no. 6, May 64,
Corporate Author : HAWAII INST OF GEOPHYSICS HONOLULU
Personal Author(s) : Johnson, Rockne H. ; Norris, Roger
Report Date : 13 MAY 1964
Pagination or Media Count : 12
Abstract : A SOFAR velocity chart of the Pacific Ocean is presented. The chart displays velocity contours at 2-meter-per-second intervals. A steep velocity gradient is shown at the convergence of the Kuroshio and the Oyashio off the Kuril Islands. Seasonal variations of SOFAR velocity were not detected. (Author)
Descriptors : (*PACIFIC OCEAN, SOUND TRANSMISSION), VELOCITY, UNDERWATER SOUND, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, ECHO RANGING, SOUND RANGING.
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE