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Accession Number ADA571696
Title Unified Approach to Passive and Active Ocean Acoustic Waveguide Remote Sensing.
Publication Date Sep 2011
Media Count 6p
Personal Author N. C. Makris
Abstract OBJECTIVES AND APPROACH: Ocean acoustic waveguide remote sensing (OAWRS) is the basis for the primary undersea surveillance systems of the US Navy for both passive and active detection, localization, imaging and monitoring. Here OAWRS refers to all applications of acoustic remote sensing in an ocean waveguide. The primary objective of this work is to continue the data analysis and model development initiated in a series of major ocean acoustics experiments the PI has conducted which have recently been summarized in an invited paper in IEEE Spectrum 1. We applied fundamental physical and statistical principles inherent in waveguide propagation and scattering to advance the state of the art in undersea surveillance. The approach was to use the extensive data analysis, software and fundamental waveguide scattering, propagation, reverberation and statistical models developed by the PI, his collaborators, graduate students and sub-contractors during the various experimental programs the PI has directed.
Keywords Computer programs
Data processing
Mathematical models
Passive systems
Physical properties
Remote detectors
Statistical analysis
Underwater acoustics

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 63A - Acoustic Detection
46A - Acoustics
47C - Physical & Chemical Oceanography
Corporate Author Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Annual rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1316
Contract Number N00014-11-1-0064

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