Accession Number : AD0740102

Title :   Drift Bottle Recoveries and Releases off the Oregon Coast 1961 through 1970,

Corporate Author : OREGON STATE UNIV CORVALLIS DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s) : Wyatt,B. ; Barstow,D. A. ; Gilbert,W. E. ; Washburn,J. L.

Report Date : DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : A summary is presented of drift bottle releases and recoveries for 87 cruises taken between January 1961 and January 1971. Statistics for each drift bottle recovered are given for the total time elapsed between release and recovery, the velocity and the direction toward which each bottle traveled. Maps of drift bottle trajectories are also presented for many of the cruises. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN CURRENTS, PACIFIC OCEAN), STATISTICAL DATA, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, SAMPLERS, COASTAL REGIONS, OREGON, MAPS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE