Accession Number : ADA327264

Title :   Final Report Crest '91 Research Program: Scientific Use of the JASON/MEDEA System on the Endeavour Segment, Juan De Fuca Ridge.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s) : Delaney, J. R. ; Sempere, J. C. ; McDuff, R. E.

PDF Url : ADA327264

Report Date : 04 JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : One of the prime reasons for the Crest'91 Project was to initiate the transition of the JASON/MEDEA system from its developmental (sunken ship-finding) phase to its operational phase by demonstrating to potential users, the range and effectiveness of the system in carrying out fine scale seafloor research. The field portion of Project Crest was designed to explore capabilities of the remotely operated vehicles JASON/MEDEA/AMS 120, configured with a fiber optic tether, to conduct efficient, multisensor, multiscalar mapping at the regional, local, and fine scales on a 16 km Endeavour Segment of the Northern Juan de Fuca Ridge.

Descriptors :   *MULTISENSORS, *OCEAN BOTTOM, FIBER OPTICS, OPTICAL IMAGES, ACOUSTIC IMAGES, REMOTELY PILOTED VEHICLES, RIDGES, JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE