Recent Submissions

  • Technical summary of USGS OBS operation R/V JOIDES Resoultion, ODP leg 179 

    Busby, Robert W.; Hoskins, Hartley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001)
    The experiment was to determine if a technique known as "Seismics While Drilling" was a viable means of gathering seismic images of near hole structure without consuming any rig time. The idea is to use a correlation ...
  • Seismic-while-drilling on ODP holes 1107 and 1105A : a preliminary report on correlation processing 

    Rector, James; Liu, Zhuping (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001)
    Seismic-While-Drilling (SWD), also termed TomexR is a technique that monitors the seismic signals created during rotary drilling using a pilot sensor located near the top of the drillstring along with 'earth' sensors ...
  • Transcription of 9-track tapes to CD-ROM 

    Bolmer, S. Thompson; DuBois, David L.; Hoskins, Hartley; Sass, Warren J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-12)
    The WHO! Marine Seismic community had about two thousand 9-track magnetic tapes in storage. The data stored were from marine experiments dating from the 1970's to 1990 and from computer models. The experiments included ...
  • Broadband borehole seismic system integration tests : report of the system integration tests at MPL/SIO 

    Goldsborough, Robert G.; Austin, Gary; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Jabson, David M.; Jonke, Patrick; Gould, Matthew R.; Hildebrand, John; Hollinshead, C. B.; Offield, Glen; Orcutt, John; Peal, Kenneth R.; Spiess, Fred N.; Stephen, Ralph A.; Vernon, Frank L.; Willoughby, David F.; Zimmerman, Richard (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1998)
    This report describes a series of tests performed at SIO/MPL, Point Lorna the week of 17 November 1997 designed to achieve integration of the Broadband Borehole Seismic System (BBBSS) in preparation for the OSN Pilot ...
  • Tests of the broadband borehole seismic system (B³S²) at Scripps IGPP and the Pinon Flat Observatory : October 1994 to June 1995 

    Stephen, Ralph A.; Orcutt, John; Peal, Kenneth R.; Vernon, Frank L.; Austin, Gary; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Gould, Matthew R.; Koelsch, Donald E.; Hollinshead, C. B.; Offield, Glen; Willoughby, David F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997-08)
    The broadband borehole seismic system (B3S2) is being developed as one component of the Ocean Seismic Network (OSN) Pilot Experiment which will be carried out at the OSN-1 Site off Hawaii in Winter 1998. The other major ...
  • Progress report on the development of the seafloor borehole array seismic system (phase II) : July 14, 1992 to January 31, 1996 

    Stephen, Ralph A.; Peal, Kenneth R.; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Gould, Matthew R.; Koelsch, Donald E.; Orcutt, John A.; Vernon, Frank L.; Offield, G.; Willoughby, David F.; Hollinshead, C. B.; Spiess, Fred N.; Hildebrand, John; Zimmerman, R.; Austin, G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1996-06)
    The Seafloor Borehole Array Seismic System (SEABASS) was originally developed to record autonomously on the seafloor the signals received on a four-sonde three-component borehole geophone array in the VLF band (2-50Hz)(Stephen ...
  • AFRAME : a video animation capability for displaying FINDIF numerical model output 

    Little, William S.; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1995-07)
    This report describes the development of a facility for recording time-varying computer graphics on video tape. The primary purpose of the facility is to produce animation sequences of ocean and seafloor acoustic wave ...
  • Seafloor borehole array seismic system (SEABASS) 

    Stephen, Ralph A.; Koelsch, Donald E.; Berteaux, Henri O.; Bocconcelli, Alessandro; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Cretin, J.; Etourmy, N.; Fabre, A.; Goldsborough, Robert G.; Gould, Matthew R.; Kery, Sean M.; Laurent, J.; Omnes, G.; Peal, Kenneth R.; Swift, Stephen A.; Turpening, R.; Zani, A. Cleo (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-01)
    The Seafloor Borehole Array Seismic System (SEABASS) has been developed to measure the pressure and three dimensional particle velocity of the VLF sound field (2-50HZ) below the seafloor in the deep ocean (water depths ...
  • Bottom array specifications for the low frequency acoustic seismic experiment (LFASE) 

    Bocconcelli, Alessandro; Berteaux, Henri O.; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1991-10)
    The Low Frequency Acoustic Seismic Experiment (LFASE) was conducted to measure sound propagation and ambient noise above, at and below the sea floor. To this end an array consisting of four geophone nodes was introduced ...
  • LFASE borehole array data acquisition and reduction summary 

    Bolmer, S. Thompson; Swift, Stephen A.; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1991-09)
    On the Low Frequency Acoustic - Seismic Experiment (LFASE), carried out at DSDP hole 534A in August, 1989, WHOI was responsible for acquiring data from a twelve channel borehole seismic array. Data were acquired both ...
  • A sea floor winch system for wire line re-entry of deep sea boreholes 

    Berteaux, Henri O.; Bocconcelli, Alessandro; Koelsch, Donald E.; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-12)
    The following report describes the scientific motivations for the use of a Sea Floor Winch System for Wireline Re-entry of Deep Sea Boreholes and presents a conceptual design for the winch system.
  • LFASE data processing system overview 

    Little, William S.; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-06)
    This technical report provides an overview of the LFASE data processing system. This software system is made up of over twenty-five programs which are used to acquire, reduce, and analyze acoustic seismic data collected during ...
  • LFASE data transcription software CGG2ROSE2 version 1.1 : program report 

    Little, William S.; Galbraith, Nancy R.; Bolmer, S. Thompson (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-05)
    Seismic data obtained using borehole seismometers during the LFASE experiment (Stephen et al, 1989; Koelsch et al, 1990) are retrieved from the seafloor instrument package and converted to a data format more suitable for ...
  • SeisCORK meeting report 

    Stephen, Ralph A.; Pettigrew, Tom; Becker, Keir; Spiess, Fred N. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-02)
    The purpose of this meeting was to explore design options to simultaneously acquire borehole seismic data and hydro-geological data (pressure, temperature, fluid sampling and microbiological sampling) on a single CORK ...
  • Cruise plans for R/V Chain cruise #43 : Indian Ocean expedition 

    Bunce, Elizabeth T. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1964-01)
    The proposed cruise of R/V CHAIN to the Indian Ocean will take place from February to June 1964. Following the Indian Ocean section of the cruise, R/V CHAIN will proceed to the Mediterranean Sea and will do further work ...
  • Twenty-four (24) man-hour test of Alvin's environmental system 

    Learnard, H. H.; Marquet, William M.; McCamis, Marvin J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1964-11)
    ALVIN's specifications call for a 48 man-hour environmental system capability. To check this, a 24 man-hour test was run as follows: Two successive test periods of six (6) hours each with a two (2) man crew inside the ...
  • Bathymetry and sediment thickness survey of the Hawaii-2 cable : cruise report for Kiwi expedition leg 2 on the R/V Roger Revelle 

    Stephen, Ralph A.; Swift, Stephen A.; Greaves, Robert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997)
    The primary purpose of this cruise was to identify at least two potential observatory sites along the Hawaii-2 cable that would be suitable for drilling a hole to basement. There is a funded program, the Hawaii-2 Observatory ...
  • Alvin titanium electrical penetrator design, manufacture, and testing : interim report 

    Sharp, Arnold G.; Walden, Barrie B.; Hosom, David S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976-05)
    Under the U.S. Navy's Project TITANES a new titanium alloy pressure hull has been designed, built, and installed for use in the deep-submersible ALVIN. The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution was assigned the task of ...
  • The marine disposal of sewage sludge and dredge spoil in the waters of the New York Bight 

    Horne, Ralph A.; Mahler, A. J.; Rossello, R. C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1971-01-29)
    The dumping of sewer sludge and dredge spoil in the waters of the New York Bight and the effect of this waste disposal practice on the marine environment is reviewed. The. quantities and composition of these wastes is ...
  • Handbook of oceanographic engineering materials : volume I - metals and alloys 

    Dexter, Stephen C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1972-12)
    This handbook is intended to serve as an aid in materials selection to Oceanographic engineers and designers. As such it is intentionally limited to materials that may be used advantageously in the marine environment.

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