Accession Number : AD0722019

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 70,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

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

Report Date : MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : ;Contents: Ocean-island interaction; Ocean circulation model studies; Equatorial undercurrent studies; Ocean bottom pressure fluctuations; One-shot float program; Internal waves and currents; Inertial techniques; Marine gravity; Mechanics of bottom sediment movement; Geochemistry of Mid-Atlantic Ridge sediments; Geophysical tests of petrological models of the spreading lithosphere; Modeling sea floor structure; Deep ocean magnetotelluric program; Heat flow studies; and Dynamics of small scale processes in air-sea interaction.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHY, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), ISLANDS, INTERACTIONS, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, OCEAN MODELS, ATMOSPHERE MODELS, OCEAN CURRENTS, GRAVITY, SEDIMENTATION, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, HEAT TRANSFER, PETROLOGY, THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, TELLURIC CURRENTS, MAGNETIC FIELDS, PACIFIC OCEAN, ATLANTIC OCEAN

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geomagnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE