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Inter-annual variability of acoustic ray travel times in the northeast Pacific

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dc.contributor.author Furgerson, John A.
dc.coverage.spatial Pacific Ocean
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-01T20:02:29Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-01T20:02:29Z
dc.date.issued 1990-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1912/5411
dc.description Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution September 1990 en_US
dc.description.abstract An acoustic tomography experiment consisting of a source near Hawaii and seven receivers along the west coast of North America was conducted from November 1987 to May 1988 and from February 1989 to July 1989. In this thesis, the acoustic ray travel times are analyzed in order to investigate inter-annual basin-scale thermal variability. These thermal fluctuations may help detect any greenhouse warming and greater understanding of them will increase knowledge of ocean-atmosphere interactions which affect weather and climate. A discussion of the program for finding the travel times is included along with a comparison of two methods of measuring travel times. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI Theses en_US
dc.subject Tomography en_US
dc.subject Ocean-atmosphere interaction en_US
dc.title Inter-annual variability of acoustic ray travel times in the northeast Pacific en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1575/1912/5411


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