Accession Number : AD0714167

Title :   Operational Technique for Continuous Seismic Profiling and Related Studies - 1970.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Knott,S. T.

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 116

Abstract : The present status of the oceanic continuous seismic profiling (CSP) apparatus and techniques used by the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is described. Emphasis is given to discussions of source characteristics and to the collection of calibrated data with the latest broadband receiving systems. The establishment of seismic stations at which specific controlled measurements may be obtained is introduced. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, ECHO RANGING), (*ECHO RANGING, REFLECTION), HYDROPHONES, NETWORKS, SONAR EQUIPMENT, SONAR RECEIVERS, BROADBAND, RECORDING SYSTEMS, TOWING CABLES, SEDIMENTATION, PENETRATION, OCEANOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT, CALIBRATION, DATA PROCESSING

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE