Accession Number : AD0684136

Title :   OCEANOGRAPHIC SURVEY OF THE TONGUE OF THE OCEAN (OPERATION TOTO). VOLUME I.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MIAMI UNIV FLA MARINE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Koczy,F. F. ; Chew,F. ; Feinstein,A. ; Rhian,E. ; Richard,J. D. , Jr

Report Date : 26 SEP 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 170

Abstract : The report contains a survey of the oceanography in the Tongue of the Ocean with respect to distribution of the following parameters: temperature, salinity, density, velocity of sound, and oxygen and phosphate content. Discussion of the topography, geology, water masses and their movements, light penetration, meteorology, sea state, and the distribution of ambient noise is included; interaction with and relation to the surrounding waters are discussed briefly. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHY, *BAHAMA ISLANDS), SALINITY, TEMPERATURE, PHOSPHATES, BATHYTHERMOGRAPH DATA, RAINFALL, TROPICAL CYCLONES, OCEAN BOTTOM SAMPLING, SEDIMENTATION, FORAMINIFERA, OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS, DEPTH FINDING, ECHO RANGING, UNDERWATER SOUND, DENSITY, LIGHT TRANSMISSION, MARINE METEOROLOGY, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE