Finds the depth in a Biosonics echosounder file, by finding the strongest reflector and smoothing its trace.
findBottom(x, ignore = 5, clean = despike)
an echosounder object.
number of metres of data to ignore, near the surface.
a function to clean the inferred depth of spikes.
A list with elements: the
time of a ping, the
the inferred depth in metres, and the
index of the inferred bottom
location, referenced to the object's
The documentation for echosounder explains the
echosounder objects, and also outlines the other
functions dealing with them.
Other things related to echosounder data: