Ambient Noise in Shallow Water : a Survey of the Unclassified Literature

The Technical Memorandum reviews the literature since 1962 on underwater ambient noise. Particula attention is paid to those factors which influence noise levels and directionality in shallow water. Infrasonic noise, seismic noise in the sea bed, ship generated noise, and wind generated noise are considered. Noises of biological origin are acknowledged but… CONTINUE READING