echo sounder


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a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return

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Says one author: ``Close the land, navigating carefully and watching the echo sounder, and all will be revealed.
Precise base maps for the dive expedition were assembled using a US Navy classified multi-beam echo sounder, a French narrow beam echo-sounding system, and a deeply towed instrument package from the Marine Physical Laboratory at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (University of California, San Diego).
The quality of the echo sounders used onboard the vessels and the results seemed to be within IHO Special standards.
A typical system suite includes: 1) positioning--DGPS, 2) subbottom profiler--Chirp, 3) echo sounder --dual frequency, 4) sidescan sonar--dual frequency, and 5) magnetometer--low noise.
A BANK of computer screens, radar, an echo sounder and a machine running MaxSea, a sophisticated piece of software that tracks fish across the oceans reveal where our prey is hiding.
The minehunter was participating in the multi-national exercise when its echo sounder revealed the sunken vessel lying 305 metres underwater, the Ministry of Defence said.
Files in the database allow visual cues from windows on the bridge, depth indications from the bridge echo sounder and realistic radar returns from objects surrounding the vessel as they appear on the bridge's radar display.
Hydro survey Equipment Market by Application (Hydrographic Charting, Offshore Oil and Gas, Coastal Engineering, Port and Harbor Management), by Product (Sonar, GPS/DGPS, Echo sounder, Profiler, Tide gauge) & Region (Africa, The Asia-Pacific, Americas, Europe, The Middle East) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020
Also on stand for the first time will be Sonardyne's Pressure Inverted Echo Sounder (PIES), a long life seabed logging instrument that autonomously gathers environmental data using its suite of onboard sensors.
A BANK of computer screens, radar, an echo sounder, and a machine running MaxSea, a sophisticated piece of software that tracks fish across the oceans reveal where our prey is hiding.
and the Maritime Institute in Gdansk, recently conducted what is believed to be the first North Sea pipeline in-service survey using a multi-beam echo sounder (MBES).
It also conducts hydro-graphic surveying using a state-of-the-art Multi Beam Echo Sounder.
Based on Seahawk's navigation, the wreck was found using the ship's echo sounder within minutes of arriving at the location.
The computer acts as the Hydrographic Survey System's host with data connections to the Global Positioning System (GPS), Motion Sensors, Echo Sounder and communication devices.