Spacer
News
News > Canadian Hydro Info Network Complete

Canadian Hydro Info Network Complete

  28/06/2011
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.

  Inauguration of the Canadian Hydrographic Information Network

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 

Website: http://www.caris.com/products/bathydatabase
Supplier: CARIS

More news from this supplier:
New Sound Velocity Correction for HIPS and SIPS
Underwater Technology User Seminar in the Middle East
3D-printed Model of HMS Erebus Wreck on Display
3D Model of HMS Erebus
S-100 Support in CARIS S-57 Composer 3.0
Database Production for Polish Navy
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


QPS to Improve Integration with Kongsberg
Updated Control System for Underwater Workhorse Ventana
ICARUS Robotic Search and Rescue Ready from 2016
EIVA Opens Office in Singapore
Launch of Cable-laying Vessel Maersk Connector
Guidance on Tidal Turbulence to Reduce Risk for Industry
Explorer DVLs for LAUV System
Installation of Ocean Networks Canada’s Near-Field Tsunami Detection
RAPID Depth Measurements in UK
Bruno Faure is IMCA’s New President
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Upcoming Events
Spacer
How to Use QPS' Qimera to Validate Processed Point Files

QPS Qimera processing software has been released earlier this year. To demonstrate the capabilities, this video shows how to load processed point files into a Qimera Project. It explains what processed point files are; how to specify the coordinate system of the project and the source files; how to create a Dynamic Surface from processed point files and how to change the dynamic surface and adjust the colour map to aid data editing and validation.

 

 

geo-matchingcomQPS Qimera on Geo-Matching.com

Spacer
Last 3 items:
Spacer
Last Comments
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer