Accession Number : AD0780155

Title :   Wind Noise under Winter Ice Fields,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT PACIFIC VICTORIA (BRITISH COLUMBIA)

Personal Author(s) : Milne,A. R.

Report Date : 16 OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Wind blowing over a snow layer on sea ice produces noise in the water beneath as a result of a multitude of snow grain impacts on the upper boundary of the snow. The noise intensity is independent of snow grain size and depends primarily on the snow grain flow. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Wind, *Sea ice, *Underwater sound, Noise, Power spectra, Snow, Canada

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE