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Survey vessel

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Survey vessel

A survey vessel is any type of ship or boat that is used for mapping. It is a type of research vessel.

Role

The task of survey vessels is to map the bottom, benthic zone, full water column, and surface for the purpose of:

Survey equipment

Typically, modern survey vessels are equipped with one or more of the following equipment:

See also

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