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Measurements of underwater acoustics in McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K012_1970_1971_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A two man party spent 6 weeks studying the attenuation and transmission of underwater sound in Antarctic waters and set up equipment for the continuous recording of ambient sea noises, continuous recording of sea noise, reverberation measurements under the ice, biological noises and earthquakes (hydrophones and cables). They also installed equipment for measuring the atmospheric potential gradient at Scott Base.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.5   S: -78.0   E: 167.0   W: 164.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-11-02
Stop Date: 1970-12-11
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
HYDROPHONES Ancillary Description
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Kibblewhite, A.C. Jones, D.A. 1976 Ambient noise under Antarctic sea ice. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 59(4): 790-798

Anon. 1970. Underwater Sounds. Antarctic 5: 366
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-30

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