Accession Number : ADD010592

Title :   Method of Reducing Bioluminescence Effects Created by Objects Moving through Seawater.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Marcus,Rudolph J

Report Date : 03 Mar 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Once the presence of bioluminescence marine organisms are present in the water through which ships or divers will be operating, a drag reducing agent or an acid neutralizing agent is injected into the water. This substantially eliminates the bioluminescence effect. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Bioluminescence, Reduction, PH factor, Neutralization, Sea water, Injection, Alkalinity, Marine biology, Friction, Drag reduction, Ocean waves, Divers, Optical detection, Countermeasures

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE