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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Key words: bathymetry, beluga, climate change, Delphinapterus leucas, Geographic Information System, habitat, sea ice
This new version includes all of the multibeam bathymetry data collected by U.
Mellor (1982) was the first to make a field survey of the bathymetry of a few lakes on the North Slope, and to make occasional ice thickness measurements during the winter in conjunction with airborne SAR overflights.
This framework agreement will be used in case bathymetry can not be carried out by the gpmd dredging unit.
Hayes said: "How far offshore you can see is determined by the local slope of the lakebed, or bathymetry.
At issue is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) EEZ mapping program, a 10-year plan to chart the bathymetry, or sea-bottom topography, of the entire U.
Maps like these provide badly needed data on the southern oceans and remote ocean areas for which reliable information on the bathymetry (depth), gravity field and seismic imaging of the ocean bottom is scarce.
Topographic surveys, photogrammetric surveys, LIDAR, bathymetry, topographic plans, various surveys (hydraulic structures, water levels, etc.
Using seismic reflection and bathymetry (seafloor depth) data, Tucholke and Schouten examined the detailed structure of two 700-kilometer-long segments situated on each side of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.