FACTOID # 4: Just 1% of the houses in Nevada were built before 1939.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Survey ship
Polish Navy survey ship ORP Heweliusz and fleet tanker ORP Bałtyk.
Polish Navy survey ship ORP Heweliusz and fleet tanker ORP Bałtyk.

A survey ship is a vessel designed to conduct hydrographic and oceanographic research. Nautical charts are produced from this information, to facilitate the safe navigation of the sea by military and civilian ships. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 1. ... Flag of the Polish Navy Polish Navy Ensign The Polish Navy (Marynarka Wojenna RP, MW RP) is the branch of Polands armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... ORP Heweliusz is a survey ship of the Polish Navy of the Projekt 874 class, known as modified Finik class in NATO code. ... ORP Bałtyk is a fleet tanker of the Polish Navy. ... Hydrography focuses on the measurement of physical characteristics of waters and marginal land. ... Thermohaline circulation Oceanography (from Ocean + Greek γράφειν = write), also called oceanology or marine science, is the branch of Earth Sciences that studies the Earths oceans and seas. ... Portion of chart of Bering Strait, site of former land bridge between Asia and North America. ... Table of geography, hydrography, and navigation, from the 1728 Cyclopaedia. ... Sea as seen from jetty in Frankston, Australia Look up maritime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In times of armed conflict a civilian is any person who is not a combatant. ... Italian Full rigged ship Amerigo Vespucci in New York Harbor, 1976 A ship is a large watercraft capable of deep water navigation. ...


Examples of survey ships include:


  Results from FactBites:
 
TAGS 60 Pathfinder - Navy Ships (1671 words)
Oceanographic and hydrographic survey ships are used to study the world's oceans.
The T-AGS 60 class ships are designed and constructed to provide multi-purpose oceanographic capabilities in coastal and deep ocean areas including; physical, chemical, and biological oceanography; multi-discipline environmental investigations; ocean engineering and marine acoustics; marine geology and geophysics; and bathymetric, gravimetric, and magnetometric surveying.
However, at launch the Bruce C. Heezen was characterized as "the last of five ships in the Pathfinder class" and the status of the sixth unit is uncertain.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m