Accession Number : ADA321375

Title :   Report of the Office of Naval Research USA-China Conference on Shallow Water Acoustics, December 19-21, 1995.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 19-21 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s) : Chiu, Ching-Sang ; Denner, Warren W.

PDF Url : ADA321375

Report Date : JAN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Under the sponsorship of the Office of Naval Research, the first joint USA-China Conference on Shallow-Water Acoustics was held In December 1995 at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. The conference objective was to identify and discuss the outstanding research topics in shallow-water acoustics which are of common interest of both countries and which might form the basis for a collaborative field program in the seas of China. Participants included acoustilians and oceanographers from both countries, specializing In shallow-water acoustics and coastal ocean monitoring. This report summarizes the tutorial presentations, the deliberations of the working groups, and a plan of action recommended collectively by all the participants.

Descriptors :   *SHALLOW WATER, *UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, OCEAN WAVES, ACOUSTIC WAVES, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, SOUND TRANSMISSION, COASTAL ENGINEERING, REVERBERATION, AMBIENT NOISE, LITTORAL ZONES, OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, REMOTE DETECTION, ACOUSTIC FIELDS, CHINA, SOUTH CHINA SEA.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE