Accession Number : ADA293951
Title : Multiple Scatter Theory of Ocean Sediments.
Descriptive Note : Semi-Annual rept. 1 Aug 94-31 Jan 95,
Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN APPLIED RESEARCH LABS
Personal Author(s) : Chotiros, Nicholas P. ; Yelton, Dennis
PDF Url : ADA293951
Report Date : 25 APR 1995
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : To develop a new model of acoustic bottom backscatter from sandy sediments, based on a multiple scattering theory approach, and hence, properly explain observed phenomena, including Lambert's rule and frequency dependence of backscattering strength, particularly at shallow grazing angels, for which current theories are at a loss. (MM)
Descriptors : *ACOUSTIC SCATTERING, *UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, *SEDIMENTS, *OCEAN BOTTOM SOILS, ANGLES, SAND, BACKSCATTERING, GRAZING.
Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE