Accession Number : AD0863504

Title :   Seasonal Oceanographic Studies in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Tressler, Willis L. ; Ommundsen, Audun M.

Report Date : AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 155

Abstract : The report contains a series of oceanographic stations taken at an icehole 3 miles offshore in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica during the austral winter of 1960-1961. Data on temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, current, and bottom sediment are presented along with notes on marine life. Appendix A contains a tabulation of oceanographic data for 28 stations and Appendix B, the analysis of 14 bottom sediment samples. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, ANTARCTIC REGIONS), SEA WATER, OCEAN CURRENTS, TEMPERATURE, SALINITY, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, MARINE BIOLOGY, MARINE GEOLOGY, MARINE METEOROLOGY.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE