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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 53 (1969)

Issue: 2. (February)

First Page: 469

Last Page: 469

Title: Geophysical Survey Application of Doppler Sonar Navigation Systems: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Robert L. Maxwell, P. A. Gaechter

Article Type: Meeting abstract


Recent developments in Doppler sonar-velocity-measurement techniques have made available a new navigational aid for Previous HitmarineNext Hit survey operations. This paper describes the capabilities of the Marquardt Doppler sonar system. A description of currently available equipment, a summary of its performance in the operational Previous HitmarineTop environment, and applications of this equipment to geophysical survey navigation also are presented.

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