Accession Number : AD0780210

Title :   An Initial Survey of Environmental Effects Upon Amphibious Operations.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : Jarrell,J. D. ; Gainer,T. H.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The report identifies those facets of amphibious operations wherein environmental influences predominate and which are critical to successful accomplishment, and ascertains the availability of data sources suitable for determining quantitative relationships between operational effectiveness and environmental severity.

Descriptors :   *Amphibious operations, *Environments, Ocean waves, Ocean currents, Ocean tides, Wind, Surf, Close support

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE