Accession Number : AD0787570

Title :   Scattering and Reflection of Acoustic Waves at the Bottom and Surface of the Ocean.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 68-Aug 74,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON DEPT OF GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Clay,C. S.

Report Date : AUG 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : Effect of roughness of the sea floor on marine geophysical measurements is studied. Comparisons of scattering experiments and theory, scattering characteristics of the sea floor, sonographs of ice grooves on the bottom of Lake Superior, and the roughness of the sea floor in the basin west of Spain are shown.

Descriptors :   *Ocean bottom topography, *Marine geophysics, *Underwater sound, *Echo ranging, Spain, Acoustic reflection, Acoustic scattering, Sonar echoes, Ocean bottom, Ocean surface

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE