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    • Particle fluxes, Northeastern Nordic Seas, 1983-1986 

      Honjo, Susumu; Manganini, Steven J.; Karowe, Amy; Woodward, Bonnie L. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-04)
      Seventy-nine particle. flux samples were collected from 1983 to 1986 using 7 automated time-series sediment traps at 6 stations distributed in the northern and eastern portion of the Nordic Seas as part of a German/U.S. ...
    • Particle fluxes, south central Black Sea : 1982-1985 

      Honjo, Susumu; Manganini, Steven J.; Asper, Vernon L.; Hay, Bernward J.; Karowe, Amy (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-05)
      Annual particle fluxes were measured by sediment traps deployed at a station about 40 km north of Amasra, Southern Black Sea, by an international team of oceanographers from Germany, Turkey, and the United States. This ...
    • Particulate matter sinking to the deep-sea floor at 2000 M in the Tongue of the Ocean, Bahamas, with a description of a new sedimentation trap 

      Wiebe, Peter H.; Boyd, Steven H.; Winget, Clifford L. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976-09)
      A sedimentation trap for use just above the deep-sea floor was free-fallen to a depth of 2050 m in the Tongue of the Ocean canyon on January 3, 1974. On March 6, it was successfully recovered with the assistance of ...
    • A passive capture latch for ODYSSEY-class AUVs 

      Bowen, Martin F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1998-06-12)
      Under subcontract to the Massachusetts Institute of Techology's (MIT) Sea Grant Autonomous Ocean Sampling Network (AOSN) program, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Deep Submergence Laboratory (WHOI-DSL) produced ...
    • Patent activity in the seabed mining industry 

      Hoagland, Porter (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1985-05)
      Patent issues are one way to observe the behavior of private firms and government agencies at a formative stage in an industry's development when, for strategic reasons, these participants are careful about disclosing ...
    • Pelagic diatom fluxes I : size fractioned time-series results from subarctic Pacific Station Papa during 1982-1983 

      Takahashi, Kozo; Povio, Danielle N.; Billings, John D.; Manganini, Steven J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1985-12)
      A time series vertical flux assessment of pelagic diatoms was conducted during September, 1982 through September, 1983 at subarctic Pacific Station PAPA (50°N, 145°W; water depth 4200 m) using PARFLUX sediment traps ...
    • A pendulum inclinometer for use with small deep-submersibles 

      Sharp, Arnold G.; Sullivan, James R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976-09)
      The authors developed a pendulum inclinometer suitable for use with small deepsubmersibles or surface craft. The instrument uses a relatively short heavy pendulum and a viscous damping system for minimizing the effects ...
    • A performance update of the InterOcean S4 electromagnetic current meter 

      Clay, Peter R.; Longworth, Steven P. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-10)
      This report reviews the working principles of the InterOcean S4 electromagnetic current meter and outlines the practical difficulties and engineering solutions to convert these basic principles into a working ...
    • 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 ...
    • Photographic identification guide to larvae at hydrothermal vents 

      Mills, Susan W.; Beaulieu, Stace E.; Mullineaux, Lauren S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2009-06)
      The purpose of this guide is to assist researchers in the identification of larvae of benthic invertebrates at hydrothermal vents. Our work is based on plankton sampling at the East Pacific Rise 9-10°N vent field from ...
    • A pop-up float recovery system for coastal oceanographic tripods 

      Dunn, Christopher V. R.; Gordon, Allan G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-11)
      The recovery package described here was used as the primary retrieval system to recover tripod instrument platforms from a depth of 90 meters. The device uses dual in-line burn wires, one of which is acoustically commanded ...
    • Preliminary acoustic and oceanographic observations from the ASIAEX 2001 South China Sea Experiment 

      Newhall, Arthur E.; Costello, Lawrence; Duda, Timothy F.; Dunn, James M.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G.; Irish, James D.; Kemp, John N.; McPhee, Neil M.; Liberatore, Stephen P.; Lynch, James F.; Ostrom, William M.; Schroeder, Ted; Trask, Richard P.; von der Heydt, Keith (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-09)
      The Asian Seas International Experiment (ASIAEX) was a very successful scientific collaboration between the United States of America (USA), the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan (ROC), the Republic of Korea (ROK), ...
    • Preliminary acoustic and oceanographic observations from the winter Primer experiment 

      Newhall, Arthur E.; von der Heydt, Keith; Sperry, Brian J.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G.; Lynch, James F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1998-10)
      A joint acoustics and physical oceanography experiment was conducted in the winter of 1997 on the shell break and continental slope south of New England in the Middle Atlantic Bight (figure 1). This experiment, Primer4, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Preliminary cruise report ATLANTIS II - cruise 8 : International Indian Ocean Expedition, July 5, 1963 - December 20, 1963 

      Miller, Arthur R.; Risebrough, Robert W. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1963)
      ATLANTIS II was delivered to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on January 31, 1963. After some short cruises she left Woods Hole on July 5 to participate in the International Indian Ocean Expedition, her first ...
    • A preliminary investigation into the ecology and behavior of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in the Gulf of Corcovado, Chile 

      Bocconcelli, Alessandro; Hickmott, Leigh; Landea Briones, Rafaela; Howes, Gloria; Sayigh, Laela S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2014-09)
      A joint effort between WHOI and the Melimoyu Ecosystem Research Institute (MERI) sought to gain a better understanding of a population of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in the Gulf of Corcovado, Chile. A cruise in ...
    • 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 ...
    • A preliminary study of shallow-water sonar issues : signal motion loss and reverberation noise 

      Stewart, W. Kenneth; Chu, Dezhang; Tang, Xiaoou (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-09)
      This preliminary investigation addresses key program elements for sonar sensing in a shallow-water environment to establish bounds on possible solutions and to reduce program uncertainty. The modeling and experimental ...
    • Premilinary results of the effects of SURTASS-LFA sonar on singing humpback whales 

      Biassoni, Nicoletta; Miller, Patrick J. O.; Tyack, Peter L. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-05)
      The singing behavior of humpback whales exposed to SURTASS-LFA sonar was monitored in Hawaii during March 1998. An observation vessel towing a hydrophone array followed individual singers continuously recording their songs ...
    • Pressure/Temperature Logger (PTL) development and field deployment for the Great Bay, NH, tidal dynamics experiment 

      Friedrichs, Carl T.; Spencer, Wayne D.; Aubrey, David G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1998-01)
      Durg 1992 and 1993 experiments were conducted in the shallow east side of Great Bay, New Hampshire. These experiments were conducted to better understand the morphodynamics and evolutionary tendencies of shallow ...