Accession Number : AD0786649

Title :   A Census of New York Harbor Marine Traffic Derived from Side-Looking Airborne Radar Data.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER GROTON CONN

Personal Author(s) : McIntosh,J. A. ; Farmer,L. D.

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : The purpose of the report is to document the findings of a census of New York Harbor marine traffic made during the period 15-21 November 1973. The purpose of the census was to obtain data for use by the Coast Guard on planning for a Vessel Traffic System for New York Harbor. A side-looking airborne radar SLAR was used to make the census so that data could be readily obtained at night or during poor visibility conditions. The report contains a discussion of the means by which the SLAR data was analyzed, as well as the census data itself.

Descriptors :   *Water traffic, *Harbors, *Side looking radar, Census, Coast Guard, Planning, Control, Surveillance, Safety, New York

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE