echo sounding

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Noun1.echo sounding - determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
localization, locating, localisation, location, fix - a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
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I can't say we literally found and touched something unusual there but we did register with our echo sounding device several seriously big underwater objects, bigger than a fish, bigger than even a group of fish.
We run echo sounding surveys every month and have never found anything new," he stated.
In addition to utilizing this state-of-the art research facility, Repsol has successfully collaborated with some of the world's most experienced technology partners, including 3DGeo, a Houston-based imaging company formed by Stanford University professor and seismic imaging pioneer, Biondo Biondi, and Stanford University's Stanford Exploration Project (SEP), a leading industry-funded academic consortium, whose purpose is to improve the theory and practice of constructing 3-D and 4-D images of the earth from seismic echo soundings.