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    • Ta'u and Ofu/Olosega volcanoes : the “Twin Sisters” of Samoa, their P, T, X melting regime, and global implications 

      Hart, Stanley R.; Jackson, Matthew G. (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-06-06)
      The Samoan islands of Ta'u and Ofu/Olosega (Ofol hereafter) are single shield volcanoes that have erupted alkali basalt for the past 70 and 440 kyr, respectively. They are 20 km apart, and are the easternmost subaerial ...
    • Tables and graphs of measurements made across four Cape Cod beaches 1957-1958 

      Zeigler, John M.; Tuttle, Sherwood D.; Gill, Barbara M.; Tasha, Herman J.; Giese, Graham S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1961)
      The primary purpose of this report is to present tables of measurements made across four Cape Cod beaches.
    • A tale of two spicy seas 

      MacKinnon, Jennifer A.; Nash, Jonathan D.; Alford, Matthew H.; Lucas, Andrew J.; Mickett, John B.; Shroyer, Emily; Waterhouse, Amy F.; Tandon, Amit; Sengupta, Debasis; Mahadevan, Amala; Ravichandran, M.; Pinkel, Robert; Rudnick, Daniel L.; Whalen, Caitlin B.; Alberty, Marion S.; Lekha, J. Sree; Fine, Elizabeth C.; Chaudhuri, Dipayan; Wagner, Gregory L. (The Oceanography Society, 2016-06)
      Upper-ocean turbulent heat fluxes in the Bay of Bengal and the Arctic Ocean drive regional monsoons and sea ice melt, respectively, important issues of societal interest. In both cases, accurate prediction of these heat ...
    • Tales of the venerable Honolulu tide gauge 

      Colosi, John A.; Munk, Walter H. (American Meteorological Society, 2006-06)
      Surface expressions of internal tides constitute a significant component of the total recorded tide. The internal component is strongly modulated by the time-variable density structure, and the resulting perturbation of ...
    • The tangential drag of an axially oscillating cylinder 

      Tapscott, Susan Schultz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1975-09)
      An experimental investigation of the tangentiaì drag of an axially oscillating cylinder is presented. Deep-sea mooring cables are oscillated sinusoidally at ocean wave amplitudes and frequencies, and experimenta1 values ...
    • Tank seawater conditions from Coral/Temperature/pCO2 Experiments at LTER site in Moorea, French Polynesia, 2011 (OA_Corals project) 

      Edmunds, Peter J. (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: bco-dmo-data@whoi.edu, 2016-04-11)
      Summary of conditions in the eight tanks assigned randomly to create four treatments of ambient or high temperature and ambient or high CO2. These tanks were used to examine the responses of four species of calcifying coral ...
    • Target strengths of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) at 38 and 120 kHz 

      Foote, Kenneth G.; Everson, Inigo; Watkins, Jonathan L.; Bone, Douglas G. (Acoustical Society of America, 1990-01)
      Encaged aggregations of live krill in good to pristine condition have been ensonified at 38 and 120 kHz. Concurrent underwater television observations of behavior resemble those made by underwater divers in naturally ...
    • Taxonomic, spatial and temporal patterns of bleaching in anemones inhabited by anemonefishes 

      Hobbs, Jean-Paul A.; Frisch, Ashley J.; Ford, Benjamin M.; Thums, Michele; Saenz-Agudelo, Pablo; Furby, Kathryn A.; Berumen, Michael L. (Public Library of Science, 2013-08-08)
      Rising sea temperatures are causing significant destruction to coral reef ecosystems due to coral mortality from thermally-induced bleaching (loss of symbiotic algae and/or their photosynthetic pigments). Although bleaching ...
    • Technical activities associated with the ZONAL Pacific array 

      Tupper, George H. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-12)
      Geographic exploration of the eddy and mean fields in the world's oceans using moored instrumentation was concentrated in the North Atlantic in the 1970s. Initial efforts to obtain zero-order coverage in the North Pacific ...
    • A technical description of an acoustic Doppler based upper ocean profiling system 

      Zani, A. Cleo; Galbraith, Nancy R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-04)
      An acoustic Doppler profiler has been designed into a multi-sensor Acoustic Profiler of Ocean Currents system (APOC). All four major components of this data collecting ensemble are microprocessor based units, allowing ...
    • Technical note : Common characteristics of directional spreading–steepness joint distribution in freak wave events 

      Liu, Shouhua; Li, Yizhen; Yue, Xinyang (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2016-06-09)
      Seven freak wave incidents previously documented in the real ocean in combination with model hindcast simulations are used to study the variations associated with freak-wave-related parameters, such as wave steepness, ...
    • Technical Note : Towards resolving in situ, centimeter-scale location and timing of biomineralization in calcareous meiobenthos – the calcein–osmotic pump method 

      Bernhard, Joan M.; Phalen, W. G.; McIntyre-Wressnig, Anna; Mezzo, Francesco; Wit, Johannes C.; Jeglinski, Marleen; Filipsson, Helena L. (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2015-09-28)
      Insights into oceanographic environmental conditions such as paleoproductivity, deep-water temperatures, salinity, ice volumes, and nutrient cycling have all been obtained from geochemical analyses of biomineralized carbonate ...
    • 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 ...
    • Techniques for cetacean–habitat modeling 

      Redfern, J. V.; Ferguson, M. C.; Becker, E. A.; Hyrenbach, K. D.; Good, Caroline P.; Barlow, J.; Kaschner, K.; Baumgartner, Mark F.; Forney, K. A.; Ballance, L. T.; Fauchald, P.; Halpin, Patrick N.; Hamazaki, T.; Pershing, Andrew J.; Qian, Song S.; Read, Andrew J.; Reilly, S. B.; Torres, L.; Werner, Francisco E. (Inter-Research, 2006-04-03)
      Cetacean–habitat modeling, although still in the early stages of development, represents a potentially powerful tool for predicting cetacean distributions and understanding the ecological processes determining these ...
    • Techniques for studying vocal learning in bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus 

      Fripp, Deborah R. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-02)
      The objective of this thesis is to develop the methods necessary for evaluating the role of learning in the natural whistle development of bottlenose dolphins. Bottlenose dolphins provide a unique opportunity to study ...
    • Technological advancements in observing the upper ccean in the Bay of Bengal : education and capacity building 

      Tandon, Amit; D'Asaro, Eric A.; Stafford, Kathleen; Sengupta, Debasis; Ravichandran, M.; Baumgartner, Mark F.; Venkatesan, R.; Paluszkiewicz, Theresa (The Oceanography Society, 2016-06)
      Because the monsoon strongly affects India, there is a clear need for indigenous expertise in advancing the science that underlies monsoon prediction. The safety of marine transport in the tropics relies on accurate ...
    • Tectonic evolution and midplate volcanism in the South Pacific 

      Jordahl, Kelsey A. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-02)
      Changes in morphology of the Marquesas Fracture Zone are correlated with small changes in Pacific-Farallon relative motion. The simple flexural signal of a locked fracture zone may be obscured by tectonic effects, and ...
    • Tectonic evolution of 200 km of Mid-Atlantic Ridge over 10 million years : interplay of volcanism and faulting 

      Cann, Johnson R.; Smith, Deborah K.; Escartin, Javier E.; Schouten, Hans A. (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-07-22)
      We reconstruct the history of the mode of accretion of an area of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge south of the Kane fracture zone using bathymetric morphology. The area includes 200 km of the spreading axis and reaches to 10 Ma on ...
    • The tectonic evolution of the North Central Caribbean plate margin 

      Goreau, Peter David Efran (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-01)
      The results of a detailed geophysical survey are used in conjunction with all available information in a study of the tectonic development of the Cayman Trough and the Greater Antilles Ridge. This development is connected ...
    • The tectonics and three-dimensional structure of spreading centers : microearthquake studies and tomographic inversions 

      Toomey, Douglas R. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-09)
      Two-thirds of the Earth's surface has been formed along a global system of spreading centers that are presently manifested in several different structural forms, including the classic rift valley of the Mid-Atlantic ...