Accession Number : ADD005623

Title :   Heave Meter.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Melling, Norman D ; DeMatteo, John J ; Levrant, Melvyn A ; Juels, Ronald J

Report Date : 01 Aug 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A contour mapping system including compensation for the heave or vertical displacement of a ship due to wave and swell effects, and for correcting errors due to such effects in depth or bottom contour measurements of a body of water.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, *DEPTH INDICATORS, MAPPING, SHIPS, VERTICAL ORIENTATION, CORRECTIONS

Subject Categories : Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE