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  • ISBN: 9780124875708
  • ISBN10: 012487570X

Fundamentals of Acoustical Oceanography

by Clarence S. Clay

  • List Price: $104.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Academic Pr
  • Publish date: 10/01/1997
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The developments in the field of ocean acoustics over the past years make this book an important reference for specialists in acoustics, oceanography, meteorology, and related fields. Fundamentals of Acoustical Oceanography also encourages a new generation of scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to apply the modern methods of acoustical physics to probe the unknown sea. The book is an authoritative, modern text with examples and exercises. It contains techniques to solve the direct problems, solutions of inverse problems, and an extensive bibliography from the earliest use of sound in the sea to present references.<P>Written by extremely well-known authors, the book provides background to finding life and objects in the sea, communicating underwater, and surveying the boundaries of the sea. Fundamentals of Acoustical Oceanography explains principles of underwater sound propagation, and describes how both actively probing sonars and passively listening hydrophones can reveal what the eye cannot see over vast ranges of the turbid ocean. This book demonstrates how to use acoustical remote sensing, variations in sound transmission, in situ acoustical measurements, and computer and laboratory models to identify the physical and biological parameters and processes in the sea.
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