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Ocean acoustic tomography

Author: Walter H Munk; Peter Worcester; Carl Wunsch
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Cambridge monographs on mechanics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter H Munk; Peter Worcester; Carl Wunsch
ISBN: 0521470951 9780521470957
OCLC Number: 31609701
Description: xiv, 433 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The tomography problem --
1.1 Ocean acoustics --
1.2 The forward and inverse problems --
1.3 Vertical slice: A numerical example --
1.4 Horizontal slice --
1.5 Estimation through time --
1.6 Testing --
1.7 Comparisons and comments --
2. The forward problem: Range-independent --
2.1 The ocean sound channel --
2.2 Sound-speed --
Ray representation --
2.3 Ray theory --
2.4 Ray diagram --
2.5 Action variable --
2.6 Structure of ray arrivals --
2.7 Ray weighting --
2.8 Ray perturbations --
2.9 Parametric and functional perturbation --
Mode representation --
2.10 Modes --
2.11 WKBJ approximation: Ray/mode equivalence --
2.12 Modal t, z-display --
2.13 Ambiguity relations --
2.14 Modal perturbations --
2.15 Perturbation models --
Observations --
2.16 Observations --
Appendix --
2.17 Polar (Adiabatic) profile --
2.18 Temperate (Canonical) profile --
3. Currents --
3.1 Ray theory in an inhomogeneous moving medium --
3.2 Travel-time perturbations --
3.3 Geostrophic flow --
3.4 Circulation, vorticity, and divergence --
3.5 Nonreciprocity --
3.6 Reciprocal-transmission experiments --
4. The forward problem: Range-dependent --
4.1 Adiabatic range dependence --
4.2 Loop resonance --
4.3 Mesoscale variability --
4.4 Internal waves --
4.5 Ray chaos --
4.6 Modes in a range-dependent profile --
4.7 Horizontal refraction --
5. Observational methods --
5.1 The sonar equation --
5.2 Pulse compression --
5.3 Travel time --
5.4 Vertical arrival angle --
5.5 Doppler --
5.6 Timekeeping --
5.7 Positioning --
5.8 Data treatment --
Appendix --
5.9 Binary m-sequences --
6. The inverse problem: Data-oriented --
6.1 Introduction --
6.2 Representation --
6.3 Least-squares --
6.4 Singular-value solution and decomposition --
6.5 Gauss-Markov estimation --
6.6 Variant linear methods --
6.7 Recursive solutions --
6.8 Nonlinear problems and methods --
6.9 Inversions in practice --
6.10 Summary comments --
7. The inverse problem: Model-oriented --
7.1 Introduction: The use of models --
7.2 State estimation and model identification --
7.3 State estimation: Practice --
7.4 Extensions: Control, identification, and adaptive methods --
8. The basin scale --
8.1 Climate variability --
8.2 Some experimental considerations --
8.3 A brief historical review --
8.4 Low-frequency propagation at very long ranges --
8.5 Refracted geodesics --
8.6 Spheroidal caustics --
8.7 Mode stripping and repopulation --
8.8 Basin reverberation --
8.9 The future of basin-scale tomography --
Epilogue: The science of ocean acoustic tomography --
Appendix --
A.A personal chronicle --
B. Ocean acoustic propagation atlas.
Series Title: Cambridge monographs on mechanics.
Responsibility: Walter Munk, Peter Worcester, Carl Wunsch.
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