Accession Number : AD0677051

Title :   ON FIELD EXPERIMENTS, WITH A SKETCH OF A PLAN FOR A WIND WAVE GENERATION EXPERIMENT TO BE CARRIED OUT OFF ARUBA, N.A. ABOARD THE R/V RIDGELY WARFIELD.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD CHESAPEAKE BAY INST

Personal Author(s) : Kinsman,Blair

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : The requirements for a field experiment as distinct from a descriptive study on the one hand and a laboratory experiment on the other are discussed and illustrated by a sketch of a plan for a study of wind wave generation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, WIND), OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS, TIDES, PROPAGATION, ANEMOMETERS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, TURBULENCE, SURFACE PROPERTIES, VELOCITY, DISTRIBUTION, BEACHES, MAPS, VENEZUELA, ISLANDS, CARIBBEAN SEA

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE