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Measurements of underwater acoustics in McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K012_1970_1971_NZ_1

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
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 2 in span in link Ancillary Description
HYDROPHONES Ancillary Description
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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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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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