Accession Number : AD0787787

Title :   Development of a System for Measurement of Surface Currents and Oceanic Current Observations.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 71-Jan 74,

Corporate Author : NOVA UNIV DANIA FLA PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHIC LAB

Personal Author(s) : Richardson,William S.

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : The report contains a description of modifications and improvements to expendable probes for the measurement of oceanic currents from aircraft. These probes were used in the study of currents along eleven sections on the southeast coast of Florida. The results of the study are presented. A manual for the operational use of the probe was prepared. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ocean currents, *Ocean surface, *Oceanographic equipment, Sea states, Flowmeters, Airborne, Manuals, Probes, Expendable, Modification, Search and rescue, Coastal regions, Oil spills, Hazards, Sea rescues, Florida

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE