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Low-speed layer in water-covered areas

Press, Frank and Ewing, Maurice (1948) Low-speed layer in water-covered areas. Geophysics, 13 (3). pp. 404-420. ISSN 0016-8033. doi:10.1190/1.1437410.

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In many water-covered areas it has been reported that the speed of sound in the topmost layers of the bottom is less than that in water. Several methods of investigating such layers are discussed. The normal-mode theory offers the best method of detecting and investigating a low-speed layer covered by water.

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Additional Information:© 1948 Society of Exploration Geophysicists. This work represents results of research carried out for the Bureau of Ships of the Navy Department under contract with Columbia University. Manuscript received by the Editor March 15, 1948.
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Official Citation:Frank Press and William Maurice Ewing Low-speed layer in water-covered areas Geophysics, July 1948, v. 13, p. 404-420, doi:10.1190/1.1437410
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