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    • Notes on the 1975 summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

      Malkus, Willem V. R.; Thayer, Mary C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1975)
      The central topic of this seventeenth Geophysical Fluid Dynamics program was fluid motion in the earth's mantle and core. Our principal lecturer, Dan McKenzie, first addressed himself to the task of separating solid ...
    • Notes on the 1976 Summer Study Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

      Ingersoll, Andrew P.; Thayer, Mary C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976)
      Global climatology was the principal theme of the eighteenth summer program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. This single volume contains course lectures, abstracts of seminars and ...
    • Notes on the 1977 summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

      Veronis, George; Thayer, Mary C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1977-12)
      The lectures by Marten Landahl, recorded in the first part of this report, served as the introduction to the study of turbulence which was the principal theme of the nineteenth summer program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics ...
    • Notes on the 1978 summer study program on dynamo models of geomagnetism in geophysical fluid dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

      Malkus, Willem V. R.; Thayer, Mary C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-11)
      This was the twentieth Geophysical Fluid Dynamics program at Woods Hole. Stephen Childress of the Courant Institute was our principal lecturer. Dynamo theory, with all its interdisciplinary facets was our central theme. ...
    • NPAL04 OBS data analysis part 1 : kinematics of deep seafloor arrivals 

      Stephen, Ralph A.; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Udovydchenkov, Ilya A.; Worcester, Peter F.; Dzieciuch, Matthew A.; Van Uffelen, Lora J.; Mercer, James A.; Andrew, Rex K.; Buck, Linda J.; Colosi, John A.; Howe, Bruce M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2008-12)
      These notes provide supporting information for a JASA (Journal of the Acoustical Society of America) LttE (Letter to the Editor) manuscript, "Deep seafloor arrivals: A new class of arrivals in long-range ocean acoustic ...
    • Numbers of calling whales in the North Pacific 

      Watkins, William A.; Daher, Mary Ann; George, Joseph E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-11)
      Since November 1995, the U. S. Navy's Sound Surveillance System (SOSUS) and other hydrophone arrays were used to regularly sample the occurance of whale sounds in the four regions bordering the continental margins across ...
    • Numerical simulations of Columbus’ Atlantic crossings 

      Goldsmith, Roger A.; Richardson, Philip L. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-02)
      The transatlantic route of Columbus was simulated incorporating historical winds, currents and hypothetical magnetic variation in order to estimate where the first landfall occured. Earlier simulations using an 1899 map ...
    • OBSANP data acquisition system : operator's manual and system overview 

      McPeak, Sean P.; D'Spain, Gerald L.; Stephen, Ralph A.; von der Heydt, Keith; Worcester, Peter F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2013-10)
      On the Ocean Bottom Seismometer Augmentation in the North Pacific Experiment (OBSANP, June-July, 2013, R/V Melville), a VLA and twelve OBSs were deployed to listen to an active acoustic source, a J15-3. This report ...
    • OBSAPS data acquisition system : operator's manual and system overview 

      McPeak, Sean P.; D'Spain, Gerald L.; Stephen, Ralph A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2011-05)
      On the Ocean Bottom Seismometer Augmentation to the Philippine Sea Experiment (OBSAPS, April-May, 2011, R/V Revelle), a VLA and six OBSs were deployed to listen to an active acoustic source, a J15-3. This report describes ...
    • Observations of near-bottom flow in a wave-dominated nearshore environment 

      Fredericks, Janet J.; Trowbridge, John H.; Agrawal, Yogesh C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1994-02)
      To provide observational data for analysis of near-bottom, wave-induced flows, a downward-looking laser Doppler velocimeter (LDV) was deployed to profile the near-bed velocity structure of a six meter water column at a ...
    • Observations of the Antarctic polar front during FDRAKE 76 : a cruise report 

      Joyce, Terrence M.; Dean, Jerome P.; McCartney, Michael S.; Millard, Robert C.; Moller, Donald A.; Voorhis, A.; Dahm, C.; Georgi, D.; Kullenberg, G.; Toole, John M.; Zenk, Walter (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976-11)
      During March/April 1976 the small-scale structure of the Antarctic Polar Front was observed in the Drake Passage. The observations were part of the International Southern Ocean Studies (ISOS) program called FDRAke 76. The ...
    • Ocean acoustical ray-tracing : Software Ray 

      Bowlin, James B.; Spiesberger, John L.; Duda, Timothy F.; Freitag, Lee E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-10)
      A new computer program for accurate calculation of acoustic ray paths through a range-varing ocean sound channel has been written. It is based on creating a model of the speed of sound in the ocean, consistent with input ...
    • Ocean Bottom Seismometer Augmentation in the North Pacific (OBSANP) - cruise report 

      Stephen, Ralph A.; Worcester, Peter F.; Udovydchenkov, Ilya A.; Aaron, Ernie; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Carey, Scott; McPeak, Sean P.; Swift, Stephen A.; Dzieciuch, Matthew A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2014-12)
      The Ocean Bottom Seismometer Augmentation in the North Pacific Experiment (OBSANP, June-July, 2013, R/V Melville) addresses the coherence and depth dependence of deep-water ambient noise and signals. During the 2004 NPAL ...
    • Ocean Bottom Seismometer Augmentation of the Philippine Sea Experiment (OBSAPS) cruise report 

      Stephen, Ralph A.; Kemp, John N.; McPeak, Sean P.; Bolmer, S. Thompson; Carey, Scott; Aaron, Ernie; Campbell, Richard L.; Moskovitz, Brianne; Calderwood, John; Cohen, Ben; Worcester, Peter F.; Dzieciuch, Matthew A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2011-09)
      The Ocean Bottom Seismometer Augmentation to the Philippine Sea Experiment (OBSAPS, April-May, 2011, R/V Revelle) addresses the coherence and depth dependence of deep-water ambient noise and signals. During the 2004 NPAL ...
    • Ocean response to a hurricane, part II : data tabulations and numerical modeling 

      Price, James F.; Sanford, Thomas B.; Forristall, George Z. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1991-01)
      Field observations of the ocean's forced stage response to three hurricanes, Norbert (1984), Josephine (1984) and Gloria (1985), are analyzed and presented in a storm-centered coordinate system. All three hurricanes had ...
    • Oceanographic data from the R.R.S. Discovery II. : International Geophysical Year cruise 3, 1958 

      Worthington, L. V. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1959-11)
      In August and September 1958 a number of oceanographic sections were made in the R.R.S. DISCOVERY II, Captain James Gray, under the scientific leadership of H. F. P. Herdman. These sections comprise part of a joint ...
    • On the calculation of wind stress curl over open ocean areas from synoptic meteorological data with application to time dependent ocean circulation 

      Welch, Christopher Slocombe (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1972-02)
      The method used by N. P. Fofonoff for estimating wind stress curl from surface atmospheric pressure maps is developed for use with the National Meterological Center analysis grid. A formula is developed relating the wind ...
    • On the dynamics of shallow water currents in Massachusetts Bay and on the New England continental shelf 

      Butman, Bradford (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-04)
      Massachusetts Bay is a coastal Bay 100 km long and 40 km wide located in the western Gulf of Maine. The Bay is closed by land to the north, west and south, but is open to the Gulf to the east; the opening is partially ...
    • On the formation and structure of downdrafts in cumulus clouds 

      Malkus, Joanne Starr (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1954-08)
      Downdrafts, exhibiting speeds and mass transports comparable to those of the main updrafts, are a common feature of the cumulus clouds studied by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's FBI aircraft in the trade-wind region. ...
    • 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 ...