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Problem of the Week: May 16

May 16, 2011
Problem of the Week: Hydrography at Sea

A bathymetric survey is a survey

(A) conducted by sampling material on the seabed

(B) of the depth of water

(C) conducted by sampling seawater

(D) of the salinity of seawater

The answer is (B).

This is problem 23 (13-3) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.