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Acoustic clutter from buried submarine mud volcanoes

  • Charles W. Holland
  • Anthony L. Gerig
  • Piero Boni

Keywords

Target Strength Bubble Size Distribution Carbonate Mound Lutter Event Gassy Sediment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles W. Holland
    • 1
  • Anthony L. Gerig
    • 2
  • Piero Boni
    • 3
  1. 1.Applied Research Laboratory State CollegePennsylvania State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Applied Research Laboratory State CollegePennsylvania State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.NATO Undersea Research CentreLa SpeziaItaly

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