Accession Number : AD0664163

Title :   THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENT ON GLACIAL SOUNDING, SPONSORED BY USAEL AND USACRREL, GREENLAND 1963 AND 1964,

Corporate Author : ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND FORT MONMOUTH N J

Personal Author(s) : Waite,Amory H. , Jr

Report Date : 15 SEP 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : The address covers development in the use of radio waves for the depth measurement of thick ice. Also covered is the history of Geophysical surveying of profiles of the terrain underlying continental glaciers. The mechanics of the system is discussed, including recommendations for the most desirable wavelengths and a discussion of methods and equipment.

Descriptors :   (*SURVEYING(GEOGRAPHIC), GLACIERS), (*GLACIERS, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS), GREENLAND, ANTARCTIC REGIONS, RADIO ALTIMETERS, RADAR REFLECTIONS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, ICE, TERRAIN, TEST EQUIPMENT, THICKNESS, SOUND TRANSMISSION, RADAR SIGNALS, DEPTH FINDING

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE