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  • Experimental stress analysis of model of emergency forebody release device used in deep diving research submarines Alvin, Sea Cliff and Turtle 

    Sharp, Arnold G.; Sullivan, James R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1969-08)
    Tests were conducted on a full-scale model of the emergency forebody release used in the deep-diving submarines ALVIN, SEA CLIFF and TURTLE. The model was machined from metal to the same dimensional tolerances as the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Experimental VLF relative navigation on R/V Atlantis II, cruise 15 

    Stanbrough, J. H. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1966-11)
    An experimental long-range relative navigation system was employed on the Research Vessel ATLANTIS II of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution during Cruise 8 to the Indian Ocean in 1963 and Cruise 15 which circumnavigated ...
  • An exploration of the North Atlantic current and its recirculation in the Newfoundland basin using SOFAR floats 

    Owens, W. Brechner; Zemanovic, Marguerite E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-07)
    Trajectories and time series of velocity, temperature, and pressure are presented for 13 neutrally-buoyant, acoustically tracked (SOFAR) floats that were launched in May and June, 1986 in the Newfoundland Basin by the ...
  • Extracting wind sea and swell from directional wave spectra derived from a bottom-mounted ADCP 

    Churchill, James H.; Plueddemann, Albert J.; Faluotico, Stephen M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-07)
    Recent advances in processing velocity data from bottom-mounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCPs) offer the capability of partitioning directional wave specctra of surface wave height in order to separate locally ...
  • Fallout nuclides in Atlantic and Pacific water columns : GEOSECS data 

    Livingston, Hugh D.; Bowen, Vaughan T.; Casso, Susan A.; Volchok, H. L.; Noshkin, V. E.; Wong, K. M.; Beasley, T. M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1985-05)
    This report contains results of measurements of the fallout radionuclides 90Sr, 137Cs , 239,240Pu , and 241Am in large volume seawater samples collected between 1972 and 1974 in the Atlantic and Pacific as part of ...
  • FASINEX (Frontal Air-Sea Interaction Experiment) moored instrumentation 

    Trask, Richard P.; Dean, Jerome P.; Valdes, James R.; Marquette, Craig D. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-02)
    In 1986, FASINEX, a Frontal Air-Sea Interaction Experiment, a multi-investigator cooperative experiment, was conducted to study the role of horizontal variability in air-sea interaction in the persistent front formed ...
  • Feasibility of wireless data transmission on ships 

    Hosom, David S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997-10)
    This report will present the results of an investigation into the feasibility of several modes of wireless data transmission including: (1) radio frequency modems, (2) acoustic modems (using the ship's steel hull for a ...
  • Feasibility study of non-invasive telemetry techniques for use with submarine telephone cables 

    Brown, Neil L.; Frye, Daniel E.; Proakis, John (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-01)
    The feasibility of using inductive coupling with existing submarine telephone cables for telemetry of data from ocean sensors was investigated. The submarine telephone cable was simulated with a computer model and the ...
  • FINDIF : a software package to create synthetic seismograms by finite differences 

    Hunt, Mary M.; Gove, Lee; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1983-11)
    In order to study seismic wave propagation through laterally varying sea floor structures, a software package has been created to generate synthetic seismograms by finite differences. The elastic wave equation can ...
  • Fine- and microstructure observations at Fieberling Guyot : R/V New Horizon cruise report 

    Montgomery, Ellyn T.; Toole, John M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-11)
    This report describes fine- and microstructure profile data taken on a cruise to Fieberling Guyot, a seamount in the northeast subtropical Pacific Ocean. The work performed at sea, instruments used, data return and ...
  • Fine-grained sediment and industrial waste distribution and dispersal in New Bedford Harbor and Western Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 

    Summerhayes, Colin P.; Ellis, Jeffrey P.; Stoffers, Peter; Briggs, Scott R.; Fitzgerald, Michael G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1977-04)
    New Bedford Harbor and its approaches form the estuary of the Acushnet River in southeastern Massachusetts. The estuary is weakly stratified and only partially mixed because river discharge is very small. It appears to ...
  • FISH_ROCK : a tool for identifying and counting benthic organisms in bottom photographs 

    Ferrini, Vicki L.; Singh, Hanumant (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-01)
    Recent advances in underwater robotics and imaging technology now enable the rapid acquisition of large datasets of near-bottom high-resolution digital imagery. These images provide the potential for developing a non-invasive ...
  • Flow and skin friction over natural rough beds 

    Paola, Christopher (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1983-06)
    The first of two sets of data reported here, measured over two-dimensional immobile current ripples, comprises skin-friction time series at four streamwise positions and velocity profiles measured to within a few mm of ...
  • Flow distortion investigation of wind velocity perturbations for two ocean meteorological platforms 

    Emond, Marc; Vandemark, Doug; Forsythe, James; Plueddemann, Albert J.; Farrar, J. Thomas (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2012-03)
    A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) study was performed of the wind flow around two ocean buoys used to collect meteorological data from sensors mounted on the buoy tower. The CFD approach allowed wind velocity perturbations ...
  • Fluid mechanical measurements within the bottom boundary layer during coastal mixing and optics 

    Fredericks, Janet J.; Trowbridge, John H.; Williams, Albert J.; Voulgaris, George; Shaw, William J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-08)
    To quantify and understand the role of vertical mixing processes in determining mid-shelf vertical structure of hydrographic and optical properties and particulate matter, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) funded a program ...
  • Fluid mechanical measurements within the boundary layer over the northern California Continental Shelf during STRESS 

    Fredericks, Janet J.; Trowbridge, John H.; Williams, Albert J.; Lentz, Steven J.; Butman, Bradford; Gross, Thomas F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-09)
    In studying the processes controlling particle distrbution of fine sediments over the continental shelf, the height, structure and dynamics of the bottom boundary layer must be better understood. The Sediment Transport ...
  • Four hydrophone array for acoustic three-dimensional location 

    Watkins, William A.; Schevill, William E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1971-10)
    This report describes a non-rigid, floating, four-hydrophone array that can give accurate three-dimensional locations for certain underwater sound sources, particularly for those that are close. For more distant sounds, ...
  • The general circulation of the atmosphere : 2000 program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics 

    Salmon, Rick; Held, Issac M.; Fields, Janet; Thiffeault, Jean-Luc (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-03)
    In its millenial session, the GFD program focused on "The General Circulation of the Atmosphere." Isaac Held led the charge with an inspiring two-week introductory course, strongly supported by the lectures of Alan Plumb, ...
  • Geodetic fixing of tide gauge bench marks : technical report 

    Carter, William E.; Aubrey, David G.; Baker, Trevor; Boucher, Claude; LeProvost, Christian; Pugh, David T.; Peltier, W. R.; Zumberge, Mark A.; Rapp, Richard H.; Schultz, Robert E.; Emery, Kenneth O.; Enfield, David B. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-08)
    Under the auspices of the International Association for Physical Sciences of the Ocean (IAPSO) a committee was established to identify the oceanographic and geophysical requirements for fixing Tide Gauge Bench Maries ...