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