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depth sounder

[′depth ‚sau̇nd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for mechanically measuring the depth of the sea beneath a ship.
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Since walleye are typically suspended over deeper waters among open water schools of forage fish, summertime walleye anglers use depth sounders to locate concentrations of suspended forage fish.
Using GPS, depth sounders, masks and snorkels, video cameras and notebooks, we `anchored' the image in three-dimensional reality, as well as mapping the reef's ecological zones and their health.
A spokesman for North Wales Police said items stolen included Global Positioning System navigation units, depth sounders and outboard motors.
In the relatively shallow waters of Northern Europe, navigators could also use sounding lines or depth sounders to determine the depth and type of sea bed (sand, silt, or rock) giving expert navigators information about their position, and this all figured in the corresponding rudder charts.
Atlantic Electronics, based in Canada, is a leading marine electronics company that offers customers their own ISO certified onboard technology products including charting systems, marine radars, autopilots and depth sounders.
While Marine Tech's speciality is the servicing and maintenance of outboards, Adam will do all manner of installations from depth sounders, bass motors, wiring and the actual motors themselves, on site.
For marine systems, the Company has made improvements to its tide gauge, and is upgrading its depth sounders with a new Windows operating system.
The utility provides a convenient method to collect at specified intervals field observations, such as soil samples and measurements made by field sensors such as depth sounders, chemical detectors and magnetometers.
0 includes support for many more devices such as laser rangefinders, gas detection equipment, hydrographic depth sounders and salinity sensors.