Bathymetric Mapping and Techniques

Equipment Used:        PIC00020.jpg (40736 bytes)

    Trimble Pro XR GPS

    Depth Sounder with NMEA output available  

    Marine Battery

Hooking up the accessories:

   Connect GPS batteries

    Place sounder in position

    Connect ESP cable and marine battery to sounder

Configuring the GPS for bathymetric reading

    From the main menu choose utilities, then external sensors and then make sure the sounder is checked on

Results

    3-D lake bottom

    Contour line map

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