Canadian Hydro Info Network Complete28/06/2011
|CARIS' Bathy DataBASE (BDB) software has provided the last link of a 25 year project enabling the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) to implement their Hydrographic Information Network. This project involved innovative changes, including adopting a multi-disciplinary organisational structure and more flexible management style, as well as embracing and developing new technological applications.|
The end result is that CHS hydrographers now have the best possible understanding of the acquisition, processing and the validation of data in an environment that promotes the continuous improvement and standardisation of procedures.
The implementation of BDB is the final link in the Hydrographic Information Network. BDB utilises the latest database server technology that allows for the management and analysis of all of CHS' bathymetry in one coherent structure. BDB allows multi-beam, single-beam, Lidar, and historical soundings from a variety of sources to be brought together and managed for effective validation, analysis and product extraction.
Image: The Hydrographic Information Network Award Ceremony. Pictured from left: Ariane Plourde, regional director of sciences at the Maurice-Lamontagne Institute; Paul Bellemare, ex-director of CHS (now retired); Frédéric Lavoie, marine geomatics engineer at CHS; Kevin Wilson, strategic accounts manager at CARIS; Marc Journault, manager at CHS; Andrée Bolduc, regional director of CHS Quebec.
comments powered by Disqus
Read more about:
bathymetry Lidar Environment data software
More news from this supplier:
Seafloor Exploration in Malta
HIPS and SIPS 9.0 and Bathy DataBASE 4.1 Launched
Michael Redmayne Joins CARIS Team
Enterprise GIS for Royal Thai Navy
Calendar Contest Imagery Submission Now Open
Student Project Finds Unidentified Objects
Focus on Developing the Blue Economy During CARIS 2014
Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz Joins CARIS Academic Programme
Panama Canal Authority Adopts CARIS Bathy DataBASE
CARIS and Kongsberg Maritime Sign Renewed MOU
HYPACK 2015 Training Event
MV Duke Selected for Rocket 2D Phase 1 Survey
UKHO Expands Brazilian Chart Coverage
Challenging Cable Survey for Statnett
RV Sonne Finds Manganese Nodules
Customised Dredger Plus Support Vessel for Van Oord
Common Dataset Available for Shallow Survey 2015
Osiris Adds IMCA Diving Membership
New Deep Trekker at Underwater Intervention 2015
Virtual Beacons to Mark Reefs in Bay of Plenty
Generating Lat/Lon/Depth Files from Echoview
This video shows how to use Echoview to export a CSV file of the water depth as measured by an echosounder.