Accession Number : ADA300151

Title :   Analysis of Current Operations of the International Ice Patrol. Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis for Selected International Ice Patrol Mission Alternatives. Annex A.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 94-Jun 95,

Corporate Author : EER SYSTEMS CORP VIENNA VA

Personal Author(s) : Armacost, Robert L. ; Jacob, Richard F. ; Kollmeyer, Ronald C. ; Super, Albert D.

PDF Url : ADA300151

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : This report presents the results of a cost and operational effectiveness analysis (COEA) of selected mission alternatives for the International. This report is Interim Report Volume 1 for the Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis for Ice Patrol Mission Analysis Study. The report characterizes the various processes used in International Ice Patrol (IIP) operations, including the types of information used by the IIP, the data requirements and processes necessary to develop that information, and how the information is provided to the mariner. Included are descriptions of the existing authority, organization, and management of the IIP as well as initial characterizations of the operating cost of the IIP. The purpose of the report is to provide a broad, accurate description of the IIP as it currently operates. (AN)

Descriptors :   *PATROLLING, *ICEBERGS, DATA BASES, REQUIREMENTS, POSITION(LOCATION), POLICIES, DATA MANAGEMENT, COST EFFECTIVENESS, OCEAN SURFACE, RADAR IMAGES, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, DRIFT, MISSIONS, DATA ACQUISITION, INTERNATIONAL, AREA COVERAGE, REMOTE DETECTION, SEARCH RADAR, OCEAN SURVEILLANCE, SEA ICE, COAST GUARD, FORWARD LOOKING, SIDE LOOKING RADAR, PATROL AIRCRAFT, ICE REPORTING, NEWFOUNDLAND(PROVINCE).

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE