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  • adj. Involving multiple beams


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multi- +‎ beam


  • The Parkes telescope was built about the same time as the Green Bank 140 foot telescope, but it has an excellent alt-az design and is still in active use, with multibeam receivers making HI and pulsar surveys of the southern sky.

    Mars Rover? Nah… Southern Spirit! | Universe Today

  • Research in deeper offshore waters has utilized multibeam sonar and submersibles to document rarely seen biological resources and topographical features contained within Monument waters.

    Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve

  • By 1994 this gizmo was being used together with a multibeam version on board the USNS Littlehales naval oceanographic survey vessel to make very high-resolution maps of the seabed off the coast of Albania.

    American Connections

  • We can monitor the ship's position, heading and speed; wind speed and direction; activity throughout the ship on the closed-circuit TV system; the firing status of each of the 10 air guns; the subbottom profiler; the multibeam; and the geometry of the hydrophone array, in depth and in map view, strung out behind us, extending six kilometers back toward where we've been.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "Take one of our ships with a multibeam echo sounder" - the sonar system.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • An important aspect of the rapid response mission involves swath multibeam sonar mapping of the seafloor to produce detailed topographic maps.

    NSF News

  • Several years ago IFM-GEOMAR researchers conducted a detailed multibeam mapping survey off Chile.

    NSF News

  • The images of the glaciers were created from data collected on the Italian research ship "Urania" using a multibeam echo-sounder installed in the ship's hull (an instrument that measures the topography of the sea bed using multiple sounding beams).

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Equipment brought to Maine includes a 28-foot Sea Ark vessel, single-beam echo sounder, side scan sonar and multibeam sonar. - News

  • 'As an advanced communication satellite, the GSAT-4 will have multibeam Ka-band regenerative transponders.


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