Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to bathymetry or the measurement of depths, especially at sea.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from bathymetry.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to bathymetry; relating to the measurement of depths, especially of depths in the sea.
- adj. of or relating to measurements of the depths of oceans or lakes
- bathy- + -metric (Wiktionary)
“Somewhere in the bathymetric maps and the 100 years of records he reviewed, he saw that serious waves actually visited Long Beach on a regular basis.”
“The cheerful shop windows would beckon with antiques and books and bathymetric maps of Lake Michigan and jewelry and fudge and pastel sweatshirts embroidered “Up North.””
“All the northern whales exhibit habitat selection, with sea-ice cover, depth, bathymetric structure, for example, of varying importance .”
“Geographic and bathymetric distributions for many commercially important fishes and shellfishes off the west coast of North America based on research survey and commercial catch data, 1912 – 1984.”
“But starting today we have a much more detailed bathymetric map the ocean floor, so you can actually drop below the surface and explore the nooks and crannies of the seafloor in 3D.”
“Yoj continued "Bath -- bathymetric" -- the words sounded utterly alien, and the children's faces were awed.”
“To obtain more detailed bathymetric information multi-beam acoustic mapping surveys are conducted.”
“The southern and southwestern sectors show the greatest bathymetric variation in the area, with emergent small islands (such as Dos Amigos, Rafael and Juan Bautista), and a great number of submerged rocks.”
“This data is then integrated with 3D GIS (A 3D image-analysis zooarchaeological recording system pioneered by Yoshiko Abe and Curtis Marean) based model of the paleolandscape enriched with an integration of bathymetric (study of underwater depth) data and sea level curve allows a multi-faceted reconstruction of this life history-CWM”
“Although radiocarbon dating of eruptions in that part of the world are spotty, there is strong bathymetric and volcanic evidence that Krakatau might have experienced a huge caldera eruption.”
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