ensonify

ensonify

[en′sän·i·fī]
(acoustics)
To fill the ocean or any fluid medium with acoustic radiation, which is then observed and analyzed to study the medium or to locate or image objects within it. Also spelled insonify.
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But it has also included active multistatics, in the form of extended echo-ranging (EER), using individual impulse sources to ensonify multiple passive receivers.
Active acoustic sensors are susceptible to environmental clutter, cannot always ensonify the entire depth regime, and, because they give away their presence, can sometimes be evaded or avoided.