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  • Reflection and tunneling of ocean waves observed at a submarine canyon 

    Thomson, James M.; Elgar, Steve; Herbers, T. H. C. (American Geophysical Union, 2005-04-07)
    Ocean surface gravity waves with periods between 20 and 200 s were observed to reflect from a steep-walled submarine canyon. Observations of pressure and velocity on each side of the canyon were decomposed into incident waves ...
  • Reflection of underwater sound from surface waves 

    Tindle, Chris T.; Deane, Grant B.; Preisig, James C. (Acoustical Society of America, 2009-01)
    A tank experiment has been conducted to measure reflection of underwater sound from surface waves. Reflection from a wave crest leads to focusing and caustics and results in rapid variation in the received waveform as the ...
  • Refraction and reflection of infragravity waves near submarine canyons 

    Thomson, James M.; Elgar, Steve; Herbers, T. H. C.; Raubenheimer, Britt; Guza, R. T. (American Geophysical Union, 2007-10-10)
    The propagation of infragravity waves (ocean surface waves with periods from 20 to 200 s) over complex inner shelf (water depths from about 3 to 50 m) bathymetry is investigated with field observations from the southern ...
  • Refraction of surface gravity waves by shear waves 

    Henderson, Stephen M.; Guza, R. T.; Elgar, Steve; Herbers, T. H. C. (American Meteorological Society, 2006-04)
    Previous field observations indicate that the directional spread of swell-frequency (nominally 0.1 Hz) surface gravity waves increases during shoreward propagation across the surf zone. This directional broadening contrasts ...
  • Regional differences in modelled net production and shallow remineralization in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre 

    Fernandez-Castro, B.; Anderson, Laurence A.; Maranon, E.; Neuer, Susanne; Ausiin, B.; Gonzalez-Davila, M.; Santana-Casiano, J. M.; Cianca, Andrés; Santana, R.; Llinas, Octavio; Rueda, María José; Mourino-Carballido, Beatriz (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2012-08-01)
    We used 5-yr concomitant data of tracer distribution from the BATS (Bermuda Time-series Study) and ESTOC (European Station for Time-Series in the Ocean, Canary Islands) sites to build a 1-D tracer model conservation including ...
  • Regional variations in the influence of mesoscale eddies on near-surface chlorophyll 

    Gaube, Peter; McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Chelton, Dudley B.; Behrenfeld, Michael J.; Strutton, Peter G. (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-12-01)
    Eddies can influence biogeochemical cycles through a variety of mechanisms, including the excitation of vertical velocities and the horizontal advection of nutrients and ecosystems, both around the eddy periphery by ...
  • Registration and variability of side scan sonar imagery 

    Nicholson, John W. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-08)
    This thesis presents the results of several experiments performed on side scan sonar equipment and imagery with the aim of characterizing the acoustic variability of side scan sonar imagery and applying this information ...
  • Relaxed eddy accumulation measurements of the sea-to-air transfer of dimethylsulfide over the northeastern Pacific 

    Zemmelink, Hendrik J.; Gieskes, Winfried W. C.; Klaassen, Wim; Beukema, Wim J.; de Groot, Henk W.; Baar, Hein J. W. de; Hintsa, Eric J.; McGillis, Wade R.; Dacey, John W. H. (American Geophysical Union, 2004-01-30)
    Gas transfer rates were determined from relaxed eddy accumulation (REA) measurements of the flux of dimethylsulfide (DMS) over the northeastern Pacific Ocean. This first application of the REA technique for the measurement ...
  • Remote environmental monitoring units : An autonomous vehicle for characterizing coastal environments 

    Moline, Mark A.; Blackwell, Shelley M.; von Alt, Chris; Allen, Ben; Austin, Thomas; Case, James; Forrester, Ned C.; Goldsborough, Robert; Purcell, Mike; Stokey, Roger P. (American Meteorological Society, 2005-11)
    In oceanography, there has been a growing emphasis on coastal regions, partially because of their inherent complexity, as well as the increasing acknowledgment of anthropogenic impacts. To improve understanding and ...
  • Reply to: Comment on the paper: A simple model for the short-time evolution of near-surface current and temperature profiles 

    Jenkins, Alastair D.; Ward, Brian (2005-12-12)
    This is our response to a comment by Walter Eifler on our paper `A simple model for the short-time evolution of near-surface current and temperature profiles' (arXiv:physics/0503186, accepted for publication in Deep-Sea ...
  • Report on Sediment Transport Events on Shelf and Slope (STRESS) field season 1 : Winter 1988-1989 Benthic Acoustic Stress Sensor (BASS) 

    Montgomery, Ellyn T.; Dunn, Christopher V. R.; Williams, Albert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-12)
    Data on the effects of winter conditions on the transport of sediment on the continental shelf off Northern California were collected during the flrst year of the Sediment TRansport Events on Shelf and Slope (STRESS) ...
  • A report on the 3-D acoustic working group meeting at Long Beach, MS July 7-8, 1988 

    Lynch, James F.; Chiu, Ching-Sang (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-06)
    At the request of ONR Code 11250A, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Dr. James F. Lynch) convened a workshop to bring together a group of acoustic and ocean modelers to review and discuss 1. the state of development ...
  • Report on the Acoustic Network Arctic Deployment, March 1994 

    Johnson, Mark; Herold, David; Catipovic, Josko A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1995-03)
    This report describes the March 1994 Arctic deployment undertaken by the Acoustic Telemetry Group of WHOI. The deployment was a part of the 1994 Sea Ice Mechanics Initiative (SIMI) project and was based at the west SIMI ...
  • Report on the Office of Naval Research Shallow Water Acoustics Workshop, April 24-26, 1991 

    Frisk, George V. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-01)
    The results of an unclassified Workshop on Shallow Water Acoustics, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research Code 11250A, are presented. The workshop was held on April 24-26, 1991 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ...
  • Report on the Office of Naval Research Shallow-Water Acoustic Workshop 1-3 October 1996 

    Lynch, James F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997-06)
    The results of an unclassified workshop on Shallow Water Acoustics, jointly sponsored by ONR and DARPA, are presented. The workshop was held on October 1-3, 1996 at the Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, ...
  • Research highlights from the Asian Seas International Acoustics Experiment in the South China Sea 

    Lynch, James F.; Ramp, Steven R.; Chiu, Ching-Sang; Tang, Tswen Yung; Yang, Yiing Jiang; Simmen, Jeffrey A. (IEEE, 2004-10)
    The Asian Seas International Acoustics Experiment (ASIAEX) included two major field programs, one in the South China Sea (SCS) and the other in the East China Sea (ECS). This paper summarizes results from the work conducted ...
  • Residual sediment fluxes in weakly-to-periodically stratified estuaries and tidal inlets 

    Burchard, Hans; Schuttelaars, Henk M.; Geyer, W. Rockwell (American Meteorological Society, 2013-09)
    In this idealized numerical modeling study, the composition of residual sediment fluxes in energetic (e.g., weakly or periodically stratified) tidal estuaries is investigated by means of one-dimensional water column models, ...
  • Resonance classification of mixed assemblages of fish with swimbladders using a modified commercial broadband acoustic echosounder at 1–6 kHz 

    Stanton, Timothy K.; Sellers, Cynthia J.; Jech, J. Michael (NRC Research Press, 2012-04-19)
    Recently developed broadband acoustic methods were used to study mixed assemblages of fish spanning a wide range of lengths and species. Through a combination of resonance classification and pulse-compression signal ...
  • Resonances in an evolving hole in the swash zone 

    Elgar, Steve; Raubenheimer, Britt; Thomson, James M.; Moulton, Melissa (2011-08-06)
    Water oscillations observed in a 10-m diameter, 2-m deep hole excavated on the foreshore just above the low-tide line on an ocean beach are consistent with theory. When swashes first filled the initially circular hole on ...
  • Response of a pendulum spar to 2-dimensional random waves and a uniform current 

    Rodenbusch, George (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-08)
    A linearized theory for the response of a circular pendulum spar in 2-dimensional waves and a uniform current is developed. The linear forces on the cylinder are predicted using an approximate potential flow theory for ...