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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering
Institution Website
Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering
Department Street Address
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole
United States of America
Degrees Offered
ASA Chapter
Program Summary

Research on ocean acoustics addresses the propagation of underwater sound, both as an intrinsically important scientific problem and as a tool for observing and operating in the ocean. Research progams in this area of study address:

- Propagation and scattering
- Navigation
- Seafloor mapping
- Identification and enumeration of marine organisms
- Inference of the physical properties of the water column and the sea floor
- Underwater communication and signal processing

Graduate Program Website

Funding is available from the Acoustical Society of America through a program of fellowships, scholarships, prizes, grants, and student and young professional awards.

There are also funding opportunities that are offered in connection with meetings of the Society including Student Travel Grants, Best Paper Awards for Students and Young Presenters, Young Investigator Travel Grants and Dependent Care Subsidies.

The Committee on International Research and Education oversees the International Student Grants program as well as sponsorship of Specialty Symposia in Acoustics.

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