Accession Number : AD0713948

Title :   Experience with a Drifting IRLS Buoy.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Ewing,G. C. ; Striffler,Foster L.

Report Date : OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The report gives a description and results of an operational test of an IRLS (Interrogation, Recording and Location Subsystem) free-floating buoy conducted in Woods Hole Harbor and in the vicinity of Georges Bank in conjunction with NASA'S NIMBUS II SATELLITE. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BUOYS, OPERATION), (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, MEASUREMENT), DETECTORS, DROGUE PARACHUTES, ACCURACY, SITE SELECTION, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE