Accession Number : AD0757734

Title :   Oceanographic Research At MIT in the Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Meteorology.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 72,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s) : Beardsley,Robert C. ; Edmond,John M. ; Press,Frank ; Southard,John B. ; Stommel,Henry M.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The following topics are discussed: Ocean-island interaction; Ocean circulation model studies; Observations of the Equatorial Undercurrent in the Indian Ocean; Ocean bottom pressure fluctuations; Mechanics of bottom sediment movement; Trace element geochemistry; Structural evolution of an oceanic plate; Driving mechanisms of plate tectonics; Marine geophysics.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, REPORTS), NAVAL RESEARCH, TIDES, OCEAN WAVES, INTERACTIONS, WIND, OCEAN CURRENTS, GRAVITY, INDIAN OCEAN, SEDIMENTATION, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, GEOCHEMISTRY, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, HEAT TRANSFER, ANOMALIES, DEPTH FINDING, ATLANTIC OCEAN

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE