Definición de altimetry en inglés:


Saltos de línea: al|tim¦etry
Pronunciación: /alˈtɪmɪtri


[mass noun]
  • The measurement of height or altitude: we can use altimetry to monitor the surface ocean currents satellite altimetry
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The global measurements to be provided by the imminent GRACE mission and by continuing efforts in satellite altimetry are expected to provide a definitive solution to this important climatological and geophysical puzzle.
    • He has authored more than 30 journal articles on such topics as airborne laser altimetry, crustal deformation monitoring, and high-precision GPS reference networks.
    • Laser altimetry gives much more precise measurements than radar, with a horizontal resolution of around 100 m.



Pronunciación: /altɪˈmɛtrɪk/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Unfortunately, it is not yet possible to be certain of the topography across areas seen in the SAR images, because Cassini cannot acquire SAR images and altimetric measurements simultaneously.
  • Therefore we are confident that a blend of both tide gage and altimetric data offers the best solution.
  • A correlation technique was developed for estimating subsurface temperature from altimetric data.


late Middle English: from medieval Latin altimetria.

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