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