Accession Number : AD0690929

Title :   STUDY OF PRECISION POSITION FIXING REQUIREMENTS IN SPECIAL PURPOSE MARINE OPERATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : GEONAUTICS INC FALLS CHURCH VA

Personal Author(s) : Claggett,Bladen D.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 161

Abstract : The report identifies and describes the total spectrum of special purpose marine operators in the U.S., their methods, capabilities, costs and products, and their needs for special 'on site' position fixing services now and for the next 10 years. Further, the study examines the economic and technical relationships and trade-off potential between the needs as presented, and the results of satisfaction thereof, with a view toward determining the relationship between cost and improvement in capability or cost and benefit. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS, POSITION FINDING), (*SHIPS, POSITION FINDING), MARINE ENGINEERING, NAVIGATION, OCEANOGRAPHY, MARINE GEOPHYSICS, MARINE METEOROLOGY, COST EFFECTIVENESS, PLANNING

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE