depth contour


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depth contour

A line connecting points of equal depth below the hydrographic datum. Also called bathymetric contour or depth curve.
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d) A vessel following the depth contour of the cup, indicating a shallow cup
This system will respond to the safety depth contour based on the vessel's actual draft, dangers or hazards will be identified automatically by warnings, and alerts and the level of chart detail can be adjusted according to different circumstances for clarity and purpose.
A time and depth contour map for both Lokhart and Kohat formations are prepared and new well location is proposed in the Lokhart Limestone ofPaleocene age inside the contour of 1000 m into the roll over structure.
2 1 Qty- Jotto Desk Horizontal max depth contour console.
The International Whaling Commission's 2012 Scientific Committee, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and the Society for Marine Mammology, with its 2,000 scientists, have called for all areas where these dolphins are found to be closed to gillnets and trawl nets out to the 100 metre depth contour.
I knew from past experience the weeds didn't mirror a depth contour or bottom-content change; in fact the long, thin weedpatch had sprouted perpendicular to a slow taper from 5 down to 10 feet.
At the 5 m depth contour, the minimum number of species was found during two months: in March when water temperature started to rise; and October/November when the temperature started to decline.
Depth Contour Tracking (DCT)--which enables the vessel to follow a specific ledge.
Both geographic areas will be offshore limited by the 200-metre depth contour (1)
1]) were found in a patch further offshore around the 30-m depth contour.
To determine the abundance of adult giant kelp (length [greater than or equal to] 1 m) and sub-adult giant kelp (length < 1 m, species identifiable), as well as rare algal and invertebrate species, 1-2 50 m band transects were laid out along a depth contour starting at each site marker buoy.
Numbers of each sex and the 200 m depth contour are marked on each figure.