A CENSUS OF MARINE TRAFFIC IN A SELECTED SECTOR OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER DERIVED FROM SIDE-LOOKING AIRBORNE RADAR DATA

A side-looking airborne radar was used to map selected portions of the Lower Mississippi River System extending from Baton Rouge, LA, to the Passes, during the period 16 through 19 August 1975 for the purpose of sampling the number of vessels underway at any one time as functions of the time of day and of the sector of the area. An average of 218 vessels were observed in this area during this period.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated July 74, AD-786 649.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    Research and Development Center, 1082 Shennecossett Road
    Groton, CT  USA  06340-6096
  • Authors:
    • McIntosh, J A
    • Farmer, L D
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131092
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CGR/DC-25/75 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM