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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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The vertical precision of the bathymetrical map is 1 cm, the horizontal precision is 10 cm.
According to the bathymetrical plan of the lake and hydrogeological map of the riparian zone, isolines best fitting the limits between various sub-wetlands were determined.
Comparative analysis of the lake's bathymetrical plan and the territory overgrown with macrophytes in the orthophotographical map showed that a larger part of water areas, shallower than 1.
Furthermore, shelf stations showed a higher number of eurybathic species (with a wide bathymetrical range) than did slope stations (Table 5).
Monthly minimum, maximum and mean of the bathymetrical descriptors of Chilean hoki aggregations.