Accession Number : ADA330858

Title :   Acoustic Scattering for Buried Objects at High Frequencies - A Ray Theoretic Approach

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan 95-31 Dec 96

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA DEPT OF APPLIED OCEAN PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Rajan, Subramnaiam D.

PDF Url : ADA330858

Report Date : 08 OCT 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The goals of the proposed research were as follows: (1) Develop a stochastic model that can be used to determine the presence of a buried object in ocean sediments, and (2) Develop a method for obtaining the bottom properties from analysis of normal incidence data as in the case of chirp sonar.

Descriptors :   *ACOUSTIC DETECTION, *ACOUSTIC SCATTERING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, HIGH FREQUENCY, BURIED OBJECTS, UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, ACOUSTIC DATA, SONAR, SEDIMENTS, OCEAN BOTTOM.

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE