Accession Number : AD0704604

Title :   OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH AT M. I. T, IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 69,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s) : Beardsley,Robert C. ; Biehler,Shawn ; Frey,Frederick A. ; Keily,Delbar P. ; Mollo-Christensen,Erik

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : Contents: Ocean-island interaction; Ocean circulation model studies; Ocean bottom pressure fluctuations one-shot float program; Inertial techniques; Marine gravity; Mechanics of sediment ripples and sand waves laboratory studies of shoaling internal gravity waves; Geochemistry of Mid-Atlantic ridge sediments; Heat flow data in northern horse latitudes; Heat flow in the North Atlantic at 43 degrees N; Magnetotelluric measurements in the deep ocean; Regional geophysics studies; Aeromagnetic tests for continental drift in Africa and South America; Heat flow measurements on the Reykjanes Ridge; Measurement and interpretation of heat flow in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Seas; Heat flow between the Caribbean Sea and Mid-atlantic Ridge; Crustal structure of the Southern California continental borderland from gravity anomalies; Crustal structure from gravity anomalies in the Southwest Pacific; Topography and tectonics at the intersection of fracture zines with central rifts; and Dynamics of the small scale processes in air-sea interaction.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHY, *REPORTS), OCEAN CURRENTS, INTERACTIONS, OCEAN MODELS, PRESSURE, MARINE GEOLOGY, SAND, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, SEDIMENTATION, HEAT TRANSFER, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, CONTINENTAL SHELVES, OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS, MAGNETIC ANOMALY DETECTION, TELLURIC CURRENTS, SEA WATER, CHEMICAL PROPERTIES, GEOCHEMISTRY

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE