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  • Advanced Engineering Lab project summaries 1991 

    Frye, Daniel E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-01)
    The Advanced Engineering Laboratory of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a development laboratory within the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department. Its function is the development of oceanographic ...
  • Advanced Engineering Laboratory project summaries 1989 

    Frye, Daniel E.; Stone, Ellen; Martin, Ann (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-05)
    The Advanced Engineering Laboratory of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a development laboratory within the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department. Its function is the development of oceanographic ...
  • Advanced Engineering Laboratory project summaries 1992 

    Frye, Daniel E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1994-05)
    The Advanced Engineering Laboratory of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a development laboratory within the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Deparment. Its function is the development of oceanographic ...
  • Advanced Engineering Laboratory project summaries 1993 

    Frye, Daniel E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1994-12)
    The Advanced Engineering Laboratory of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a development laboratory within the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Deparment. Its function is the development of oceanographic ...
  • Advanced Engineering Laboratory project summaries 1994 

    Frye, Daniel E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1996-04)
    The Advanced Engineering Laboratory of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a development laboratory within the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department. Its function is the development of oceanographic ...
  • Advanced Engineering Laboratory project summaries : 1995-1996 

    Frye, Daniel E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997-07)
    The Advanced Engineering Laboratory of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a development laboratory within the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department. Its function is the development of oceanographic ...
  • Advances in grasping and vehicle contact identification : analysis, design and testing of robust methods for underwater robot manipulation 

    Snow, Edward R. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-05)
    This thesis focuses on improving the productivity of autonomous and telemanipulation systems consisting of a manipulator arm mounted to a free flying underwater vehicle. Part I minimizes system sensitivity to misalignment ...
  • Advances in integrating autonomy with acoustic communications for intelligent networks of marine robots 

    Schneider, Toby Edwin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2013-02)
    Autonomous marine vehicles are increasingly used in clusters for an array of oceanographic tasks. The effectiveness of this collaboration is often limited by communications: throughput, latency, and ease of reconfiguration. ...
  • Advances in the visualization and analysis of boundary layer flow in swimming fish 

    Anderson, Erik J. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2005-02)
    In biology, the importance of fluid drag, diffusion, and heat transfer both internally and externally, suggest the boundary layer as an important subject of investigation, however, the complexities of biological systems ...
  • Aerial imaging of fluorescent dye in the near shore 

    Clark, David B.; Lenain, Luc; Feddersen, Falk; Boss, Emmanuel S.; Guza, R. T. (American Meteorological Society, 2014-06)
    Aerial images are used to quantify the concentration of fluorescent Rhodamine water tracing (WT) dye in turbid and optically deep water. Tracer releases near the shoreline of an ocean beach and near a tidal inlet were ...
  • Air-sea CO2 exchange in the equatorial Pacific 

    McGillis, Wade R.; Edson, James B.; Zappa, Christopher J.; Ware, Jonathan D.; McKenna, Sean P.; Terray, Eugene A.; Hare, Jeffrey E.; Fairall, Christopher W.; Drennan, William M.; Donelan, Mark A.; DeGrandpre, Michael D.; Wanninkhof, Rik; Feely, Richard A. (American Geophysical Union, 2004-08-28)
    GasEx-2001, a 15-day air-sea carbon dioxide (CO2) exchange study conducted in the equatorial Pacific, used a combination of ships, buoys, and drifters equipped with ocean and atmospheric sensors to assess variability and ...
  • Air-sea gas transfer : its dependence on wind stress, small-scale roughness, and surface films 

    Frew, Nelson M.; Bock, Erik J.; Schimpf, Uwe; Hara, Tetsu; Haußecker, Horst; Edson, James B.; McGillis, Wade R.; Nelson, Robert K.; McKenna, Sean P.; Uz, B. Mete; Jahne, B. (American Geophysical Union, 2004-08-21)
    The influence of wind stress, small-scale waves, and surface films on air-sea gas exchange at low to moderate wind speeds (<10 m s−1) is examined. Coincident observations of wind stress, heat transfer velocity, surface ...
  • Alexandrium fundyense cyst viability and germling survival in light vs. dark at a constant low temperature 

    Vahtera, Emil; Crespo, Bibiana G.; McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Olli, Kalle; Anderson, Donald M. (2013-05)
    Both observations and models suggest that large-scale coastal blooms of Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine are seeded by deep-bottom cyst accumulation zones (“seed beds”) where cysts germinate from the sediment ...
  • Alexandrium fundyense cysts in the Gulf of Maine : long-term time series of abundance and distribution, and linkages to past and future blooms 

    Anderson, Donald M.; Keafer, Bruce A.; Kleindinst, Judith L.; McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Martin, Jennifer L.; Norton, Kerry; Pilskaln, Cynthia H.; Smith, Juliette L.; Sherwood, Christopher R.; Butman, Bradford (2013-10)
    Here we document Alexandrium fundyense cyst abundance and distribution patterns over nine years (1997 and 2004-2011) in the coastal waters of the Gulf of Maine (GOM) and identify linkages between those patterns and several ...
  • Algorithm for computation of the acoustic plane-wave reflection coefficient of the ocean bottom 

    Martinez, David Richard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1979-06)
    For a spherical acoustic wave incident on a horizontally stratified ocean bottom, the reflected pressure field and the plane-wave reflection coefficient are related through a two-dimensional spatial-wavenumber Fourier ...
  • Ambient noise and surface wave dissipation in the ocean 

    Felizardo, Francis C. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-06)
    There is a growing consensus that the sound generated by breaking waves is responsible for much of the ambient noise level in the ocean. While numerous field measurements have shown a strong correlation between the ambient ...
  • Ambient noise measurements in the 200-300 Hz band during the Greenland Sea tomography experiment 

    Wu, Hui-Xia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-06)
    A six mooring acoustic tomography array was jointly deployed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1988, and a year long time series of ambient noise in the 200-300 Hz was ...
  • Amplitude fluctuation effects in shallow water acoustic scattering by internal waves 

    Fu, Lei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1995-08)
    This thesis investigates the amplitude fluctuation effects in acoustic scattering due to shallow water internal waves. Theoretically, it uses the adiabatic approximation and perturbation methods to statistically evaluate ...
  • Analysis & experimental evaluation of single point moored buoy systems 

    Berteaux, Henri O.; Walden, Robert G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1969-05)
    This report reviews the analysis and the evaluation of surface buoy systems performed in the Engineering Department of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1968. The buoy systems considered are single point moored, ...
  • Analysis and application of an underwater optical-ranging system 

    Kusters, John G. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-09)
    In order to provide a high-resolution underwater-ranging capability for scientific measurement, a commercially available optical-ranging system is analyzed for performance and feasibility. The system employs a ...