Theoretical curves are presented for attenuation of surface‐generated noise versus frequency in the range of 15–50 kHz, and depth in the range of 200 m–5 km. These curves are used to predict surface‐generated contribution to deep‐ocean high‐frequency acoustic background. The strongest surface‐generated sound at frequencies above 40 kHz should be reduced to thermal noise level at 4‐km depth.
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October 01 1977
Attenuation of surface‐generated noise received deep in the ocean
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 62, 1037–1038 (1977)
Hugh Bradner, Antares Parvulescu; Attenuation of surface‐generated noise received deep in the ocean. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 1 October 1977; 62 (4): 1037–1038. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.381615
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