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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Except AFL161, the results from AIC suggest that the abundance models can differentiate water depth of habitats for the collections, which is consistent with the bathymetry suggested by previous studies.
This new design houses the receiver electronics in an oil-filled cavity behind the array, and is used for enhanced motion estimation and generation of high resolution bathymetry maps.
The analysis is ongoing and we are using stacking or processing velocities for depth conversion to locate the 1% sediment thickness points (using existing bathymetry profiles to define the FOS).
Sursock will have an intervention about the benefits of the scientific works conducted by the CNRS to date and about the preparation of the study on coastal bathymetry within the CANA project, funded by the Italian Cooperation.
Jeppesen's latest release of C-MAP 4D includes the addition of High Resolution Bathymetry coverage for key offshore grounds and coastal waterways in Eastern Canada.
We were able to determine the bathymetry of the lake out to a depth of about 8 meters," he said.
The new Fund will compile and convert the various data, for example high-resolution bathymetry and sediment-type data, into usable information that is needed to conduct projects within the HELCOM's Baltic Sea Action Plan (BSAP).
Physical environment science gaps include bathymetry, winter ocean currents, local wind fields, and seismicity.
It will be integrated with a variety of survey sensors, including the EM 2000 multi-beam echo sounder for swath bathymetry and imagery.
McInnes is using a model developed by colleague Dr Graeme Hubbert to predict the extent and magnitude of storm surge under different combinations of wind direction, sea-floor bathymetry, topography and tide height.
The vehicle successfully carried out over 35 kilometers of tracklines, measuring not only the magnetic field but also the bathymetry, and taking digital photographs of the seafloor lavas.
NOAA has been able to chart the bathymetry, or depth contours, of the EEZ ocean bottom in remarkable detail and over large areas by using state-of-the-art swath, or multibeam, sonar sounding systems.