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The measurement of the depth of bodies of water.

bath′y·met′ric (băth′ə-mĕt′rĭk), bath′y·met′ri·cal adj.
bath′y·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.bathymetric - of or relating to measurements of the depths of oceans or lakes
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As of February 14, according to Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar, data-gathering activities relevant to bathymetric or depth measurement survey and water quality test for both Manila Bay and Navotas River have already been completed.
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Scientific conclusions based on sparse bathymetric information should be re-examined and refined.
The Grant Offer will support a pilot project onMultibeam Bathymetric mappingof identified sites in Tyre and Sidon.
Bathymetric, side scan sonar, reflection and refraction surveys, and sub-bottom profiling will also be conducted to assist in developing an integrated site model.
* Today, when scientists map the ocean floor, they use large, heavy bathymetric lidar carried by manned aircraft to capture data, which is then processed after the fact.
The update stated that a complete bathymetric survey is needed before a sidescan sonar work that will locate the Boeing 777 could commence.
4 and join the search efforts to assist in the bathymetric survey process," said Hishammuddin Hussein, who was the acting transport minister when the Malaysian Airlines jetliner got missing on March 8, Xinhua reported.
The Chinese survey ship, Zhu Kezhen, was conducting a bathymetric survey -- or mapping of the ocean floor -- to help experts determine how to carry out the next stage of the search on the previously unmapped ocean seabed.
It has a wide geographic and bathymetric range of distribution, found from California to Peru and extends down to 65 m deep.