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scalloping

[′skäl·ə·piŋ]
(geology)
A sedimentary structure superficially resembling an oscillation ripple mark, and having a concave side that is always oriented toward the top of the bed. Also known as scallop.
(navigation)
Cyclical variations in the apparent guidance path generated by a four-course radio range or instrument landing system, at speeds greater than can be followed by the vehicle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scalloping

A VOR (very high frequency omnidirectional radio-range) bearing error caused by the distortion of propagation over uneven terrain. It is often evidenced by a rhythmic swaying of the left or right VOR needle. Also called the bends.
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Three short months of a successful or unsuccessful scalloping can make or break many businesses.
Several studies have been proposed to reduce scalloping effects in ScanSAR images.
The order prohibits scalloping within a mile of the coast and also within the conservation areas, apart from a box in the Cardigan Bay SAC which is nine miles by three miles."
However a WAG spokeswoman said the bulk of scalloping tends to take place in offshore areas which the Westminster Government - not the fisheries committee - is supposed to regulate.
The installation of engines in scalloping boats could be considered as a "revolution" in the fishery, because they greatly enhanced the operations of the catboats.
Entire coastal communities rely on the visitors that scalloping attracts over the brief summer season to support them through much of the calendar year.
Any coverage of Big Bend scalloping should include a few words about safety and courtesy.
To the south of Steinhatchee, the flats just off Rocky Creek at near 29-36.187'N, 83-25.890'W have been good recently, but the scalloping up north has been better.
A summertime scalloping trip to Florida's Big Bend coast is an excellent opportunity to get family and friends together for a fun day on the water.
If you plan to fish from one of the traditional scalloping ports, consider heading out early, before the scallopers awaken and get moving.