transit survey

transit survey

[′trans·ət ′sər‚vā]
(engineering)
A ground surveying method in which a transit instrument is set up at a control point and oriented, and directions and distances to observed points are recorded.
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The Next-Generation Transit Survey will see them partner with astrophysicists across Europe in Chile.
TESS Principal Investigator George Ricker, a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, said that TESS will carry out the first spaceborne all-sky transit survey, covering 400 times as much sky as any previous mission.
SIMI VALLEY - Ridership on the Ventura line of the Metrolink commuter train is inching upward, with daily boardings rising from 3,500 in June 2000 to 3,700 in June 2002, a new transit survey shows.
The MasterCard Transit Survey was conducted on behalf of MasterCard by Harris Interactive between November 21 and December 6, 2011 in three countries: United States (n=1607), Singapore (n=503) and South Korea (n=560).
To design an appropriate experimental survey for this study, the research team conducted interviews with both transit survey experts and agency staff managing the surveys.
The new discoveries come from the telescope's Wide Field Camera (WFCAM) Transit Survey.
HNTB's America THINKS transit survey polled a random nationwide sample of 1,000 Americans March 23-31, 2011.
According to the HNTB America THINKS transit survey, nearly 9 in 10 (87 percent) Americans who have access to public transportation where they work or live take advantage of it.
The HNTB Companies public transit survey polled a random nationwide sample of 1,000 Americans Sept.
The SWEEPS transit survey covered a rich field of stars in the Sagittarius Window.
The assembled set of questions can be used to inspire the design of future transit surveys.