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bathymetry

the marine equivalent of topography - the variation in depth of the ocean floor measured from the surface of the sea.
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Provision of a multi-beam bathymetric system incorporating a hull accelerator, integration with the vessel, installation of equipment and training in the use of equipment.
Knowledge of Earth's underwater topography through bathymetric measurements is one of several critical components of the geospatial framework required for most Earth system studies.
For decades, the Navy has used bathymetric lidar to create nautical charts or detect submarines moving through the oceans, Tuell said.
The targeta[euro](tm)s product range, which includes airborne bathymetric LiDAR technology, will allow Hexagon to expand into the growing deep and shallow water bathymetry and coastal topography markets, the buyera[euro](tm)s CEO Ola Rollen said, commenting on the transaction.Country: SwedenSector: Computer Software, ElectronicsTarget: Airborne Hydrography ABBuyer: Hexagon AB Type: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
The target's product range, which includes airborne bathymetric LiDAR technology, will allow Hexagon to expand into the growing deep and shallow water bathymetry and coastal topography markets, the buyer's CEO Ola Rollen said, commenting on the transaction.
The bathymetric map, which shows lake depth, links to lake-specific fishing reports and boating information.
25 October 2011 - Norwegian mapping technology company Blom ASA (OSL:BLO) said today it had won a contract worth NOK19m to provide bathymetric scanning and hyper spectral data in Italy.
On her office computer, Smith received bathymetric, magnetic, and gravity information from R/V Knorr, which she used to guide the ship as it mapped the sea-floor in a study of unusual deep-sea earthquakes off South America.
Hakanson (earth sciences, Uppsala U., Sweden) begins with a discussion of echosounding and bathymetric map construction, the means of generating morphometric data, and defines lake morphometric parameters.
The company used topographic and bathymetric data to cut the model out of high-density plastic foam.
This activity is designed to teach about topographic maps and bathymetric charts.