Accession Number : AD0474157

Title :   A SYSTEM FOR DESCRIBING, CLASSIFYING, MAPPING AND COMPARING SURFACE-WATER BODIES FOR MILITARY PURPOSES.

Descriptive Note : Preliminary rept.,

Corporate Author : DREXEL INST OF TECH PHILADELPHIA PA DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Remson, Irwin ; Stiefel, Robert C. ; Giles, Ranald V.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 97

Abstract : A system is presented for describing, classifying, mapping and comparing surface-water bodies in terms of those physical characteristics pertinent to military activities. The system also provides means for describing, classifying, mapping and comparing areas that are of military importance in terms of the characteristics of their surface-water bodies. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INLAND WATERWAYS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS), (*MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, HYDROLOGY), CLASSIFICATION, MAPPING, FLOODS, DRAINAGE, LAKES, RIVERS, RIVER CURRENTS, DELTAS, GEOGRAPHY, TERRAIN, TIDEWATER, VELOCITY, TIME, DEPTH INDICATORS.

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE