Accession Number : AD0802262

Title :   A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON OPERTION STRAIT JACKET.

Descriptive Note : Data rept.,

Corporate Author : MIAMI UNIV FL MARINE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Schmitz, William J., Jr. ; Richardson, William S.

Report Date : MAR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 222

Abstract : This report describes the purposes, design, methodology and preliminary results of an experiment carried out in the Florida Current, off Miami, Florida. The primary purpose of the experiment was to test a class of hypotheses on the inertial character of the Florida Current. Preliminary results indicate that the anticyclonic zone of the Florida Current is, to first order, inertially controlled. Conclusions from the experiment are restricted to a specified set of time and space scales.

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN CURRENTS, FLORIDA), (*OCEAN MODELS, HYDRODYNAMICS), TEMPERATURE, TIME, AREA COVERAGE, SAMPLING, TIDES, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, DENSITY, VELOCITY, GULF STREAM, DEPTH FINDING, ERRORS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, LEAST SQUARES METHOD.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE