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FLIP FLoating Instrument Platform (SIO Reference 62-24)

  • Author(s): Bronson, Earl D
  • Glosten, Larry R
  • et al.

A general non-technical summation of the construction, operation and potential of the RIP FLIP. FLIP, i.e., FLoating Instrument Platform, is designed as a super-stable open-sea free-floating platform from which to conduct research in the field of physical oceanography - primarily underwater acoustics to a scale heretofore impossible due to background noise and ship movement.

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