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    • Descriptions of W.H.O.I. rock dredge samples : volume IV 

      Mills, P. B.; Andrew, P. J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-12)
      This report is Volume IV in the series of reports entitled "Descriptions of W.H.O.I. Rock Dredge Samples." This volume is dedicated to rock samples recovered by DSV Alvin between 1971 - 1982 and includes data for all rock ...
    • Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores 

      Johnson, David A.; Driscoll, A. H. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1975-05)
      This report presents visual core descriptions and smear slide analyses for all cores in the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution geological samples collection which were obtained prior to November 1973. Approximately ...
    • Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores : volume 5 

      Johnson, David A.; Driscoll, A. H. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1977-04)
      This report supplements Volumes 1-4 of the core descriptions published previously in this sequence (Johnson and Driscoll, 1975). It contains visual descriptions and smear slide analyses for all cores received in the ...
    • Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores, volume 6 

      Broda, James E.; Franks, C. E.; Keith, D. J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-09)
      This report supplements Volumes 1-5 of the core descriptions published previously in this sequence (Johnson and Driscoll, 1975; 1977). It contains visual descriptions and smear slide analyses for all cores received in ...
    • Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores, volume 7 

      Broda, James E.; Andrew, P. J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1985-02)
      This report supplements Volumes 1-6 of the core descriptions published previously in this sequence (Johnson and Driscoll, 1975; 1977; Broda, Franks, and Keith, 1981). It contains visual descriptions and smear slide ...
    • Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores, volume 8 

      Mills, P. B.; Broda, James E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-05)
      This report supplements Volumes 1 - 7 of the core descriptions published previously in this sequence (Johnson and Driscoll, 1975; 1977; Broda, Franks, and Keith, 1981; Broda and Andrew, 1985). It contains visual descriptions ...
    • Desert dust and anthropogenic aerosol interactions in the Community Climate System Model coupled-carbon-climate model 

      Mahowald, Natalie M.; Lindsay, Keith; Rothenberg, D.; Doney, Scott C.; Moore, J. Keith; Thornton, Peter E.; Randerson, James T.; Jones, C. D. (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2011-02-15)
      Coupled-carbon-climate simulations are an essential tool for predicting the impact of human activity onto the climate and biogeochemistry. Here we incorporate prognostic desert dust and anthropogenic aerosols into the ...
    • Design and evaluation of a directional antenna for ocean buoys 

      Frye, Daniel E.; Doherty, Kenneth W.; Hinton, Al (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997-11)
      A system concept has been developed by Viasat, Inc. and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for improving the data telemetry bandwidth available on ocean buoys. This concept utilizes existing communications satellites ...
    • Design and function of superfast muscles : new insights into the physiology of skeletal muscle 

      Rome, Lawrence C. (Annual Reviews, 2005-10-24)
      Superfast muscles of vertebrates power sound production. The fastest, the swimbladder muscle of toadfish, generates mechanical power at frequencies in excess of 200 Hz. To operate at these frequencies, the speed of relaxation ...
    • Design and operation of automated ice-tethered profilers for real-time seawater observations in the polar oceans 

      Krishfield, Richard A.; Doherty, Kenneth W.; Frye, Daniel E.; Hammar, Terence R.; Kemp, John N.; Peters, Donald B.; Proshutinsky, Andrey; Toole, John M.; von der Heydt, Keith (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-06)
      An automated, easily-deployed Ice-Tethered Profiler (ITP) has been developed for deployment on perennial sea ice in polar oceans to measure changes in upper ocean temperature and salinity in all seasons. The ITP system ...
    • Design and reality : continuous-flow accelerator mass spectrometry (CFAMS) 

      von Reden, Karl F.; Roberts, Mark L.; McIntyre, Cameron P.; Burton, Joshua R. (2010-09)
      In 2007 we published the design of a novel accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) system capable of analyzing gaseous samples injected continuously into a microwave plasma gas ion source. Obvious advantages of such a system ...
    • Design and testing of an acoustic ultra-short baseline navigation system 

      Tracey, Brian H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-09)
      An ultra-short baseline acoustic navigation system has been developed which is capable of determining bearing to a sound source with an error of less than 1° in typical operational conditions. The system has a demonstrated ...
    • Design and validation of a modified Eppley PSP pyranometer 

      Payne, Richard E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1994-11)
      A modified version of the Eppley PSP pyranometer has been designed for use on ships and moored buoys. Seventeen have been built by the Eppley Laboratory for the Upper Ocean Processes Group and deployed on buoys in the ...
    • Design considerations for engineering autonomous underwater vehicles 

      Shah, Vikrant P. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-06)
      Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) have been established as a viable tool for Oceanographic Sciences. Being untethered and independent, AUVs fill the gap in Ocean Exploration left by the existing manned submersible ...
    • Design considerations for stretch conductors in oceanographic moorings 

      Paul, Walter (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1995-12)
      A copper conductor formed into a helical configuration like a telephone cord can stretch by extending its geometry without elongating the conductor itself. This report establishes the proper configuration of copper conductors ...
    • Design curves for oceanographic pressure-resistant housings 

      Sharp, Arnold G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-08)
      Curves have been prepared to serve as a guide in designing externally pressurized cylindrical and spherical housings and flat end closures. The plots show wall thickness-to-diameter ratio as a function of collapse depth ...
    • Design of a controllable pitch underwater thruster system 

      Keefe, Robert W. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-08)
      Control systems for underwater vehicles have reached the level of sophistication where they are limited by the dynamic performance of the thrust actuators. Standard fixed-pitch propellers have been shown to have very ...
    • Design of a stable floating platform for air-sea interaction measurements 

      Berteaux, Henri O.; Walden, Robert G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-12)
      The design of an oceanographic platform can be defined as the rational specification of the platform dimensions and geometry. This specification is usually the result of an iterative process which compares the ...
    • The design of a surface launch and recovery fender for DSRV "Alvin" 

      O'Sullivan, James Francis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1973-09)
      Surface recovery of small submersibles could be made safer for personnel and hardware with the installation on the submersible of an inflatable, pneumatic bumper which acts also as main surface buoyancy. Tne use of such ...
    • The design of an instrument to measure vertically averaged oceanic currents using geomagnetic electric fields 

      Poranski, Peter Frank (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1972-08)
      A bottom mounted electromagnetic current meter measures the vertically-averaged conductivity-weighted velocity. This measurement complements free-fall relative velocity profiles and is valuable for transport determination ...