depth zone

depth zone

[′depth ‚zōn]
(geology)
A zone within the earth giving rise to different metamorphic assemblages.
(oceanography)
Any one of four oceanic environments: the littoral, neritic, bathyal, and abyssal zones.
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1998) compared depth at initial capture with depth at recapture and found that northern fish congregated at depths of 400-800 m, whereas southern fish were more likely to be recaptured in the same depth zone as that of tagging.
Bowhead whale sighting rates (whales per km on effort) were highest in the shelf/trough (51-200 m North) depth zone in the northeastern Chukchi Sea in both summer and fall.
Here, the definition of water column refers to the depth zone along the coast, a range.
It's better to scatter spoons through every depth zone they might be inhabiting with a rigger here, a copper line there.
An intermediate resistivity layer ranging from 101 to 218 U m at the intermediate depth zone, which could be represented as weathered to moderately weathered rock material.
The completion of an update of the resource estimate for the mine's Depth Zone has increased to 46 million pounds of contained nickel in the indicated category to 113 million pounds as of March 2007.
Statistical analyses focused on ANCOVA using factor scores as the dependent variables, the total number of clams caught per tow as the covariate, and depth zone and latitudinal zone as main effects.
Roots were observed at all depth zones for all mixtures, and the relative differences in total root mass response among root zone treatments were generally evident in root mass assessed at all four 75-mm depth zone intervals.
The mine is currently producing ore from the Depth zone at a rate of about 500 tonnes per day.
And if you really, really want to knock the kings dead, the 80-to 90-foot depth zone south of Jupiter Inlet will be a turkey shoot.
Especially during August and September, the thermocline in many bodies of water consolidates fish and determines one primary depth zone at which some fish hold and feed.
With nearly 125 employees toiling on regular production within the Lockerby Depth Zone production numbers are up to an estimated 105,000 tons for the year.