Attenuation of Low-Frequency Sound in the Sea: Recent Results

  • D. G. Browning
  • R. H. Mellen


Acoustic propagation loss is a critical factor in the design and performance of sonar systems. Absorption by the medium is generally the dominant attenuation mechanism in the sonar equation and is the subject of this paper.


Boric Acid World Ocean Magnesium Sulfate Sound Absorption Relaxation Frequency 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Browning
    • 1
  • R. H. Mellen
    • 2
  1. 1.Naval Underwater Systems CenterNew LondonUSA
  2. 2.Planning Systems IncorporatedNew LondonUSA

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