ocean tomography

ocean tomography

[′ō·shən tō′mäg·rə·fē]
(acoustics)
A form of acoustic tomography in which an array of acoustic sources and receivers transmits and detects a pulse; the pulse travel times are used to determine temperature distributions in the ocean.
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Munk has advocated ocean tomography, which is expected to produce even more significant results in understanding our physical environment.
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