bathymetry

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bathymetry

[bə′thim·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The science of measuring ocean depths in order to determine the sea floor topography.
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We made no attempt to estimate the percentage of C type dives, because most male dives on FFAs appear to be bathymetrically constrained, making it difficult to distinguish these dives from flat-bottom dives.
Both are bathymetrically channeled towards Point Hope (ca.
The first is a representative sampling of the population both latitudinally and bathymetrically, and over a time frame of decades.
Alternatively, bathymetrically channeled currents may provide migratory cues to animals.