reconnaissance survey

reconnaissance survey

[ri′kän·ə·səns ‚sər‚vā]
(engineering)
A preliminary survey, usually executed rapidly and at relatively low cost, prior to mapping in detail and with greater precision.
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of Italy, as well as the Reconnaissance Survey executed by GAS S.r.l.
of Italy, as well as the Reconnaissance Survey executed by GAS S.r.l., also an Italian organisation, have concluded that the electricity networks interconnection between Israel, Cyprus, Crete and Attica is technically feasible; that all four surveyed locations have been considered technically and environmentally suitable; that the submarine cables can be manufactured with a higher voltage level up to 500 kV and with improved technical characteristics which allow for the cables to be laid at depths of up to 3,000 metres; and, based on the route survey performed by the Italian flag R/V Odin Finder, a feasible corridor has been designed that allows the 1,000 MW cable to be laid at depths of up to 3,000 metres.
A reconnaissance survey was also done to test the questionnaire with 20 randomly selected persons.
As many as 800 local farmers were consulted during the reconnaissance survey, which led to identification of 200 traditional veterinary healers.
Among the other works on view were six large-format pictures sourced from imagery produced by the Mars Reconnaissance Survey, which was launched in 2005--hence the title "ma.r.s.," 2012--and put online by NASA.
The IP pipeline engineering and project management consultant, who was appointed in April 2011, has completed work on a bankable feasibility study, interim front-end engineering design, and a route reconnaissance survey.
Moreover, Route Reconnaissance Survey (Part of DRS) has already been completed.
Route Reconnaissance Survey - a part of DRS -- was completed at the end of July 2011.
The joint venture has completed reconnaissance survey of the line route in Pakistan.
The BGML has already completed a reconnaissance survey for mining potential in the area and is waiting to avail a prospective licence from the government to excavate gold over 1.16 hectares in Ramgiri mandal.
WARREN - Warren has been chosen to participate in the state Department of Conservation and Recreation's Heritage Landscape Inventory Program's Upper Quaboag and North Quabbin Regional Reconnaissance Survey.
CBRN units (reconnaissance, surveillance, decontamination, and obscuration) conduct planning operations (route, decontamination, reconnaissance survey, and nuclear crossing; stay, smoke, MOPP, and heat stress analyses; and flame field-expedient plans), use JWARN capability to notify personnel, and distribute gathered information to higher headquarters.

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