The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution publishes technical reports describing projects carried out by WHOI researchers. New reports are added as they become available.

Pre-1982 reports can be scanned and added by request; contact the WHOAS project manager whoas@whoi.edu to have a Technical Report added.

Recent Submissions

  • Frictional secondary circulation near an upwelled thermocline 

    Csanady, Gabriel T. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-12)
    A first order, linear analysis of thermocline upwelling shows that a quasigeostrophic baroclinic jet accompanies the upwelling. The secondary circulation induced in such a flow field in a meridional plane by turbulent ...
  • A preliminary description of the CODE-1 field program 

    Allen, John S.; Beardsley, Robert C.; Brown, Wayne S.; Cacchione, David A.; Davis, Russ E.; Drake, David E.; Friehe, Carl A.; Grant, William D.; Huyer, Adriana; Irish, James D.; Janopaul, M. M.; Williams, Albert J.; Winant, Clinton D. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-12)
    A Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment (CODE) has been undertaken to identify and study the important dynamical processes which govern the wind-driven motion of coastal water over the continental shelf. The initial effort ...
  • Hydrographic station data obtained in the East China Sea, November 1981 

    Limeburner, Richard; Beardsley, Robert C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-10)
    A hydrographic survey was made on November 18-23, 1981 on the People's Republic of China R/V Shijian to measure the regional hydrographic structure in the East China Sea near the mouth of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. ...
  • Hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, and DDE in mussels and oysters from the U.S. Coast - 1965-1978 - the mussel watch 

    Farrington, John W.; Risebrough, Robert W.; Parker, Patrick L.; Davis, Alan C.; De Lappe, Brock; Winters, Kenneth; Boatwright, Dan; Frew, Nelson M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-10)
    Mytilus edulis, Mytilus californianus, Crassostrea virginica and Ostrea equestris were sampled at 90 to 100 stations around the United States coastline during each of three years- 1976, 1977, 1978. Data for concentrations ...
  • Technical activities associated with an exploratory array in the western North Pacific 

    Bradley, Keith F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-09)
    Operations activities of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Buoy Group for an exploratory array of deep-ocean moorings in the western North Pacific Ocean are described along with specific engineering notes associated ...
  • Hydrographic station data obtained in the East China Sea, August 1981 

    Limeburner, Richard; Beardsley, Robert C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    A hydrographic survey was made on August 1-16, 1981 on the People's Republic of China R/V Shijian to measure the regional hydrographic structure in the East China Sea near the mouth of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. ...
  • Workshop on Cooperative International Marine Affairs 

    Broadus, James M.; Knecht, Robert W.; Ross, David A.; Shusterich, Kurt M.; Silva, Maynard E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    This report details the results of a workshop held at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHO!) on April 20-21, 1982. The workshop, part of an effort by the Marine Policy and Ocean Management Program (MPOM) of ...
  • WHOI processed CTD data organization 

    Millard, Robert C.; Galbraith, Nancy R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    A data storage format has been developed to be used for processed C.T.D. data on the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Digital Equipment Corporation VAX 11 780 computer. CTDVAX as defined in this report is designed ...
  • Volatile organic compounds in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island 

    Wakeham, Stuart G.; Goodwin, Jeffrey T.; Davis, Alan C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    Volatile organic compounds (VOC) have been determined in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, water samples as part of an investigation into the sources, fates, and transport of volatile organic compounds in estuarine and ...
  • Description and evaluation of the Acoustic Profiling of Ocean Currents (APOC) System used on R.V. Oceanus cruise 96 on May 11-22, 1981 

    Joyce, Terrence M.; Rintoul, Stephen R.; Barbour, R. Lorraine (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-11)
    The underway current profiling system used in this study consists of a microprocessor-controlled data logger that collects and formats data from a four-beam Ametek-Straza 300 kHz acoustic Doppler current profiler, heading ...
  • Warm core ring cruise #1 : R/V Endeavor cruise no. 74 

    Stalcup, Marvel C.; Joyce, Terrence M.; Schmitt, Raymond W.; Dunworth, Jane A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-07)
    At 1300 hours on 12 September 1981 the research vessel ENDEAVOR departed Woods Hole on a 22 day cruise to study the physical, chemical and biological structure of warm core ring 81-D. The cruise was the first of 5 ...
  • The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution digital ocean bottom hydrophone instrument : technical report 

    Koelsch, Donald E.; Peal, Kenneth R.; Purdy, G. Michael (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-06)
    This report describes the design and capabilities of a new ocean bottom hydrophone instrument. The instrument is microprocessor controlled and records digitally on a commercially available cartridge tape recorder with ...
  • Report of the Fisheries Ecology Meeting, June 8-11, 1981 

    Rothschild, Brian; Clark, Colin W.; Sissenwine, Michael P.; Steele, John H. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-06)
    An Ad Hoc Group of the Ocean Sciences Board of the Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Research Council, was formed in 1980 to study the constraints that impede advances in the understanding of ...
  • Computer storage and retrieval of position-dependent data : technical report 

    Groman, Robert C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-06)
    A data storage and retrieval scheme has been designed and implemented which provides cost effective and easy access to location-dependent, 'geophysical' data. The system is operational on a Digital Equipment Corporation ...
  • Dimensions and sinking speeds of tropical radiolarian skeletons from the parflux sediment traps : technical report 

    Takahashi, Kozo (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-05)
    Length, width and projected area (58 species) and weight (53 species) of radiolarian. skeletons, mainly from the Panama Basin PARFLUX sediment trap (5°21.8'N, 82°01.4'W) samples, were measured. Volume and density contrast ...
  • Annual report of the Coastal Research Center of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

    Farrington, John W. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-01)
    Coastal research at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution was the subject of a special series of seminars and discussions in 1978-1979 which led to the identification of three important issues: (1) The need for more ...
  • Bibliography of technical reports, 1981 

    Peirson, Anna M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-04)
    The technical reports prepared by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1981 are listed in this bibliography.
  • Hydrographic station data obtained in the East China Sea, June, 1980 

    Limeburner, Richard; Beardsley, Robert C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-03)
    Three surveys were made during June, 1980 on the R/V Oceanographer to measure the regional hydrographic structure in the East China Sea near the mouth of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. The objective of the hydrograph ...
  • Abstracts of papers submitted in 1981 for publication, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 

    Lauzon, Shelley M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982)
    This Summary of Abstracts contains all abstracts submitted for publication during calendar year 1981 by the staff and students of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Because some of the abstracts may not be published ...
  • Effects of commercial fishing on adult Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in a Quebec river 

    Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Naiman, Robert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-01)
    Despite an absence of freshwater exploitation, the adult salmon run in the Matamek River, Quebec, declined during 1975-1980 to <23% of the level thought to occur there prior to 1967. Returns in 1979 and 1980 of adults tagged ...

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