Sonar Uncertainty Instrument17/01/2012
|L-3 Klein (USA) is to present the HydroChart 5000 (HC5000) Sonar Uncertainty Model at the upcoming Shallow Survey 2012 Conference to be held in Wellington, New Zealand, from 20th to 24th February 2012. The HC5000 is a portable, high-speed hydrographic survey system able to simultaneously collect IHO-quality bathymetry and co-registered, high-resolution, multi-beam side scan sonar data.|
In order to qualify the system for use in hydrographic survey, L-3 Klein developed an uncertainty model which makes use of existing theoretical models of acoustic propagation, bottom and surface scattering, array processing, bathymetry signal processing, and statistical processing. This model was statistically validated in late 2011 with data collected from a NOAA-owned HydroChart 5000 System.
The process was guided and reviewed by the University of New Hampshire. In summary, the uncertainty results generated from the model and validated using actual sea data show direct correlation with each other and support L-3 Klein's claim that the HC5000 is suited for conducting IHO Surveys in port, harbours and inland waterways.
Note: L-3 Klein would like to thank NOAA and the University of New Hampshire for their guidance, review and critique throughout the validation effort.
comments powered by Disqus
Read more about:
sonar data conference bathymetry NOAA
Supplier: L-3 Klein
More news from this supplier:
Sidescan Sonar Finds 170-year-old Wreck
Side-scan Sonar Operations and Maintenance Seminar
Operations & Maintenance for Sidescan Sonar Seminar
UUV-3500 Sidescan Sonar Integration in 20 Days
System 5900 Advanced Multi-function Sonar Platform on Show
L-3 Klein Workshop at US Hydro
S5900 Side Scan Sonar for Canadian Navy
NATO to Upgrade Multi-beam Sonar
Demonstration Unmanned Survey in Minefield
New UUV for Rapid Deployment and Surveys
Introduction to Inertial Navigation
Technical Workshops by Fugro During Offshore Technology Conference
Gippsland 2D Infill Survey Completed
Countdown For Shallow Survey 2015 Started
Special Tether Cable for Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology
Kraken Sonar Receives Order From Defence Contractor
One Of Offshore Wind Industry's Largest Geotechnical Campaigns Completed
Ocean Currents Impact Methane Consumption
Fugro Sets Water Depth Record For Seafloor Drills
STR First to Invest in Sonardyne Syrinx DVL
Teledyne BlueView 3D Scanning Sonar in Use for Inspections
Teledyne BlueView 3D scanning sonar is used in infrastructure inspection such as post scour remediation inspection. Infrastructure managers verify construction was completed to contract specifications and for pre-construction inspection to assist with project planning.