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    • 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 ...
    • Ambient noise analysis and finite difference modelling of VLF borehole seismic data 

      Stephen, Ralph A.; Swift, Stephen A.; Bolmer, S. Thompson (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-03)
      This report describes a preliminary analysis of borehole seismic data to determine VLF/Sub-bottom Seismic Noise in the Atlantic and the preliminary results of finite difference modelling for a Cape Fear environment. Noise ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Late Cenozoic geology of the Central Persian (Arabian) Gulf from industry well data and seismic profiles 

      Swift, Stephen A.; Uchupi, Elazar; Ross, David A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-04)
      Industry seismic reflection profiles shot in the 60's and early 70's in the central Persian (Arabian) Gulf are used to map two late Tertiary unconformities, and velocity data from a centrally located well is used to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • Tests of propellers for Alvin side propulsion units 

      Sharp, Arnold G.; Sullivan, James R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1967-07)
      Full scale dynamometer tests were run on a series of unshrouded propellers in the range of propeller diameters considered practical for use on the side propulsion units of the research submarine ALVIN. Measurements taken ...
    • 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 ...
    • User's guide for FINDIF at SACLANTCEN 

      Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-05)
      FINDIF solves the elastic wave equation for a line source in two dimensions by the finite difference method (Virieux,1986; Stephen,1988b). The solution is carried out in the time domain for either pulse or CW sources. ...
    • A user’s manual for finite difference synthetic seismogram codes on the CYBER 205 and CRAY XMP-12 

      Hunt, Mary M.; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-11)
      Over the past eight years, a software package has been developed to solve the elastic wave equation by the method of finite differences (Hunt et al., 1983; Stephen, 1983; Stephen, 1984a; Stephen, 1984b; Nicoletis, 1981). ...