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    • Thomas Kelley personal logbook from the Atlantis (ketch), 1933. 

      Kelley, Thomas N. (1933-01-01)
      Thomas Kelley's personal log as first mate on the research vessel Atlantis. The logbook contains descriptions of people, events and activities aboard the Atlantis from cruises 15-23 in 1933.
    • Thomas Kelley personal logbook from the Atlantis (ketch), January 1934-May 25, 1935 

      Kelley, Thomas N. (1934-01-01)
      Thomas Kelley's personal log as first mate on the research vessel Atlantis. The logbook contains descriptions of people, events and activities aboard the Atlantis during cruises 24 to 42, from January 1934 through May 25, 1935.
    • Thomas Kelley personal logbook from the Atlantis (ketch), May 26, 1935-September 8, 1936. 

      Kelley, Thomas N. (1935-05-26)
      Thomas Kelley's personal log as first mate on the research vessel Atlantis. The logbook contains descriptions of people, events and activities aboard the Atlantis during cruises 43-62, May 26, 1935 to September 8, 1936.
    • Thomas Kelley personal logbook from the Atlantis (ketch), June 1, 1937-April 21, 1939. 

      Kelley, Thomas N. (1937-06-01)
      Thomas Kelley's personal log as first mate on the research vessel Atlantis. The logbook contains descriptions of people, events and activities aboard the Atlantis during cruises 66 through 83, from June 1, 1937 - April 21, 1939.
    • Thermoconvective eddies in air : application to meteorology 

      Avsec, Dusan (E. Blondel la Rougery : Gauthier-VillarsWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1939)
      The object of the present work is a study thermoconvective eddies in a layer of air heated uniformly from below. Being given the importance that these eddies present in meteorlogical phenomena, we have tried to attain three ...
    • Thomas Kelley personal logbook from the Atlantis (ketch), April 22, 1939-November 30, 1941. 

      Kelley, Thomas N. (1939-04-22)
      Thomas Kelley's personal log as first mate on the research vessel Atlantis. The logbook contains descriptions of people, events and activities aboard the Atlantis during cruises 83 through 127, from April 22, 1939 to ...
    • Thomas Kelley personal logbook from the Atlantis (ketch), December 1-15, 1941. 

      Kelley, Thomas N. (1941-12-01)
      Thomas Kelley's personal log as first mate on the research vessel Atlantis. The logbook contains descriptions of people, events and activities aboard the Atlantis during cruise 127, from December 1-15, 1941. The bulk of ...
    • Preliminary report on the prediction of "afternoon effect" 

      Iselin, Columbus O’Donnell; Woodcock, A. H. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1942-07-25)
      With moderate or light winds and a clear sky the diurnal heating which occurs near the sea surface can cause a serious reduction in the range of submarine detection, especially on shallow targets. This has usually been ...
    • Report on the soft-shell clam industry on the east coast of the United States 

      Turner, Harry J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1948-05-17)
      The purpose of this report is to bring together as much information as is available about the soft shell clam and the clam industry so that the Committee of Clam Technicians may have a concrete basis for discussion of ...
    • Sonic fishes of the Pacific 

      Fish, Marie Poland (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1948-08-24)
      The present report is concerned with one of the oceanic biology subjects designated by the Navy for investigation. In compliance with the assignment the objective has been (1) to assemble, analyze and where possible ...
    • Vertical distribution of temperature and humidity over the Caribbean Sea 

      Bunker, Andrew F.; Haurwitz, B.; Malkus, Joanne Starr; Stommel, Henry M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1949)
      The observations presented and discussed in this paper were obtained as part of a research project conducted under contract NObs-2083 with the Bureau of Ships of the U. S. Navy by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. ...
    • The sediments and stratigraphy of the East Coast continental margin : Georges Bank to Norfolk Canyon 

      Stetson, Henry C. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1949-08)
      The continental shelf off the northeastern coast of the United States was the first of our offshore coastal areas to be charted in detail by the Coast and Geodetic Survey, starting on Georges Bank in 1930. The techniques ...
    • A phonograph record of the underwater calls of delphinapterus leucus 

      Schevill, William E.; Lawrence, Barbara (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1950-01)
      DelphinaplMus leucas (Pallas), variously called white porpoise, white whale, or beluga, has long been known as a vociferous species. It is an arctic form, generally restricted to waters north of N. Lat. 60°, except along ...
    • An electromagnetic method for measuring the velocities of ocean currents from a ship under way 

      Von Arx, William S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1950-03)
      During the past four years a deliberate effort has been made at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to devise methods of kinematic observation generally suited to the needs of oceanographers. One result of this work, ...
    • The analysis of tidal phenomena in narrow embayments 

      Redfield, Alfred C. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1950-07)
      The tides of coastal embayments derive their energy from the ocean tides rather than from the direct action of lunar and solar gravitational forces. They are considered to be part of co-oscilating systems in which the ...
    • Report on a survey of the hydrography of Great South Bay made during the summer of 1950 for the Town of Islip, N.Y. 

      Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1951-01)
      Between July 25 and August 7, 1950 the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution conducted a survey of Great South Bay. The purpose of this study was to attempt to determine the cause of the almost complete cessation of the ...
    • A preliminary analysis of the vertical heat flux at five meters over water 

      Panofsky, H. A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1951-09)
      The members of the Marine Meteorology Project of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have designed equipment for the measurement or the vertical heat flux. This consists of a small vertical vane, a heated thermistor ...
    • An experimental study of salt wedges 

      Farmer, Harlow G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1951-12)
      The objective of the estuary studies being conducted at this Institution is to attempt an understanding of tidal flushing. Two theories have been developed, that of Ketchum employing an extension of the tidal prism ...
    • Report to the Towns of Brookhaven and Islip, N.Y. on the hydrography of Great South Bay and Moriches Bay 

      Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Redfield, Alfred C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1952-04)
      During the summer of 1950, The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution conducted a study of the waters of Great South Bay for the Town of Islip, New York, with a view to seeking the cause of the decline of the oyster ...
    • On the nature of estuarine circulation : part I (chapters 3 and 4) 

      Stommel, Henry M.; Former, Harlow G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1952-10)
      The reader will quickly see that the subject matter of Chapter 3 is confined to the hydraulics of sharply stratified media, whereas real estuaries are always more or less diffusely stratified. What is more, no discussion ...