Accession Number ADA563818
Title Investigation of Mechanisms that Cause Changes to Bottom Reverberation Fluctuation Statistics.
Publication Date Jan 1998
Media Count 202p
Personal Author L. S. Deliman
Abstract An investigation into the underlying mechanisms that cause bottom reverberation fluctuation statistics to deviate from the typically assumed Rayleigh distribution reveals that sediment 'patchiness' is a major contributor. The investigation involved proces ...
Keywords Active sonar
Backscattering
Chalk
Clay
Detection performance
Detection thresholds
False alarms
Fluctuation statistics
Ocean bottom
Probability density functions
Probability of detection
Rayleigh distribution
Reverberation
Saclantcen(Strategic allied commander atlantic undersea rese
Sediment reverberation
Sediments
Shallow water
Sonar receivers
Sonar reception
Statistical distributions
Underwater acoustics


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 47C - Physical & Chemical Oceanography
63A - Acoustic Detection
46A - Acoustics
Corporate Author Pennsylvania State Univ., State College. Applied Research Lab.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Technical rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1302
Contract Number N/A

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