Accession Number : AD0739749

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 71,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s) : Beardsley,Robert C. ; Edmond,John M. ; Press,Frank ; Rhines,Peter B. ; Simmons,Gene

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : ;Contents: Ocean-island interaction; Ocean circulation model studies; Equatorial undercurrent observations in the Indian Ocean; Ocean bottom pressure fluctuations; Internal waves and tides in Massachusetts Bay; Internal waves and currents; Marine gravity; Mechanics of bottom sediment movement; Trace element geochemistry; Multiple geophysical tests of models of the spreading sub-oceanic lithosphere; Deep ocean magnetotelluric program elastic waves project.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHY, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), ISLANDS, INTERACTIONS, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, OCEAN WAVES, OCEAN MODELS, OCEAN CURRENTS, GRAVITY, SEDIMENTATION, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, HEAT TRANSFER, LITHOSPHERE, TELLURIC CURRENTS, MAGNETIC FIELDS, ATLANTIC OCEAN, PACIFIC OCEAN, INDIAN OCEAN

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geomagnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE