EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN ACOUSTICS > ACOUSTIC ATTENUATION/TRANSMISSION
Attenuation: Diminution of the intensity of acoustical energy propagating
through a medium with the distance traveled, through absorption and
scattering. Transmission: Propagation or the motion of waves through or
along a medium.
Adapted from: Neshyba S. 1987. Oceanography, Perspectives on a Fluid Earth.
John Wiley and Sons, Inc. p. 477.