ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS
US W support.
Analyze fronts, eddies, and other oceanographic thermal features, provide input
into oceanographic forecasts, build climatological data bases, and assist in
research and development of oceanographic and acoustic models.
At the synoptic hours (00Z, 06Z, 12Z, 18Z) and when entering areas of differing
ocean thermal structure such as in the vicinity affronts, eddies, major river
outflow areas, etc.
The RO-326B or RO-326C/SSQ-56 recorder, the MX-8577/SSQ-61 launcher, and
the OC-14/SSQ-56 XBT probe.
The ready-for-launch mode calibration temperature and the alignment of the
stylus on the surface depth line.
A I I.
A built-in tape recorder.
Connection to the Navy Tactical Data System (NTDS).
Sound velocity trace.
Direct measurement of sound velocity.
Leak from probe wire to salt water.
Sharp variations in ocean thermal structure caused by fronts, eddies, etc.
Surface. mixed layer, tops and bases of isothermal layers, significant inflection
points, and the deepest part of the trace.
A20. Reference/identification information.
All the following data is reported in English units.