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    • Navigation for the Derbyshire Phase2 Survey 

      Lerner, Steven A.; Yoerger, Dana R.; Crook, T. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-04)
      In 1997, the Deep Submergence Operations Group of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution conducted an underwater forensic survey of the UK bulk-carrier MV Derbyshire with a suite of underwater vehicles. This report ...
    • No. 2 fuel oil compound retention and release by Mytilus edulis : 1983 Cape Cod Canal oil spill 

      Farrington, John W.; Xiaoping, Jia; Clifford, C. Hovey; Tripp, Bruce W.; Livramento, Joaquim B.; Davis, Alan C.; Frew, Nelson M.; Johnson, Carl G. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-03)
      Retention and release of No. 2 fuel oil compounds by Mytilus edulis contaminated by a small oil spill in the Cape Cod Canal in 1983 has been studied for the population "in situ" and for a subsample transplanted to a ...
    • North Brazil Current Rings Experiment : RAFOS float data report : November 1998 – June 2000 

      Wooding, Christine M.; Richardson, Philip L.; Pacheco, Marguerite A.; Glickson, Deborah A.; Fratantoni, David M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2002-07)
      Twenty-one RAFOS floats were tracked at depths of 200-1000 meters in and around several North Brazil Current Rings between November 1998 and June 2000. This was part of an experiment to study the role of these current ...
    • 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 ...
    • Optical disk based acquisition system (ODAS) : description and report following the first deployment during the Prudhoe Bay experiment Spring 1987 (PRUDEX) 

      von der Heydt, Keith (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-11)
      This is a report on the use of one vendor's optical disk system for the archiving of data in the field. Two Optimem 1000 units are part of an acquisition system used by the Arctic acoustics groups at Woods Hole Oceanographic ...
    • Optimal multiple source location via the EM algorithm 

      Feder, Meir; Weinstein, Ehud (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-07)
      A computationally efficient scheme for multiple-source location estimation, based on the Estimate-Maximize (EM) algorithm, is presented. The proposed scheme is optimal in the sense that it converges iteratively to the ...
    • Options for radioactive and other hazardous waste siting within the U. S. Exclusive Economic Zone 

      Manheim, Frank T.; Vine, Allyn C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-03)
      Some areas of the E.E.Z. (Exclusive Economic Zone) offer technical, political and economic options that may complement existing approaches to hazardous waste storage and disposal.
    • Pan American Climate Study (PACS) : mooring recovery cruise report, R/V Melville cruise PACS03MV, 6 September to 30 September 1998 

      Ostrom, William M.; Way, Bryan S.; Anderson, Steven P.; Jones, Brent; Key, Erica; Yuras, Gabriel (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-05)
      Two surface moorings were recovered during R/V Melville cruise PACS03MV in the eastern equatorial Pacific as part of the Pan American Climate Study (PACS). PACS is a NOAA-funded study with the goal of investigating links ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Proceedings of the Workshop on Fisheries Sociology : April 26-27, 1985, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

      Bailey, Connor; Harris, Criag K.; Heaton, Clayton; Ladner, Rosamund (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-09)
      From the Forward: The idea for an Exploratory Workshop on Fisheries Sociology emerged from informal discussions held at the 1983 Rural Sociological Society meetings. Planning for the Exploratory Workshop was undertaken ...
    • R/V Seward Johnson cruise report (SJ-9807), ACCE S-PALACE float deployments 

      Montgomery, Ellyn T.; Guest, Brian J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-02)
      R/V Seward Johnson cruise 98-07 occurred between October 12 and November 5, 1998. The goal of the cruise was to deploy 30 Salinity Profiling Autonomous Lagrangian Current Explorer (S-PALACE) floats in the tropical Atlantic ...
    • RAFOS float trajectories in Meddies during the Semaphore Experiment, 1993-1995 

      Richardson, Philip L.; Wooding, Christine M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-04)
      As part of the Semaphore Experiment four Meddies (Mediterranean Water Eddies) were discovered in the Canary Basin and tracked with freely drifting RAFOS floats. An additional Meddy was discovered off Lisbon by Pingree ...
    • Real-time environmental Arctic monitoring (R team) : interim report 

      Bocconcelli, Alessandro (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1987-11)
      This interim report describes the development and testing of the R-TEAM system from the initial concept studies to the actual deployment and recovery of a working prototype at Site D, 39°N, 70°W (June 2 to August 3. ...
    • Recognizing problems in shipboard logging meteorology systems 

      Payne, Richard E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2002-08)
      This report is to assist shipboard technicians whose responsibilities are maintaining digital logging meteorological systems. Examples of good and bad data recorded on ships by IMET (Improved METeorology) systems are given, ...