S-Boom Technology for Fugro23/01/2012
|Fugro Survey (Middle East) Ltd has ordered Applied Acoustics' S-Boom sub-bottom profiling system for its geophysical survey operations based out of Abu Dhabi (UAE). Developed for shallow-water, ultra-high resolution surveys, the S-Boom system had been undergoing extensive trials with Fugro during the late summer of 2011 before being accepted and selected at the end of that year.|
S-Boom sub bottom profiling systems combine the power of three modified boomer plates to provide a single pulse, driven by a single source power supply. The fusion of these three transducers delivers a source level high enough to significantly increase sub-bottom penetration without loss of data quality.
Capable of operating at a maximum energy setting of 1,000 Joules per pulse, and firing at three pulses per second, the S-Boom has achieved penetration results of over 200ms through sand and limestone whilst delivering the resolution records expected from boomer systems.
Read more about:
Supplier: Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd.
More news from this supplier:
Low-cost Release Beacon
Manufacturing Agreement between Triton Imaging and Applied Acoustics
Delivery of USBL Contract for Japanese Naval Forces
Formal Co-operation between Applied Acoustics and iXBlue
Applied Acoustics’ CSP for Sonar Equipment
New Calibration Tank Needed for Growing Applied Acoustics
300th USBL System Sale
Geomatrix Purchases New Energy Source
Australian Agent for Applied Acoustics
200th USBL System Sale
Expanded Capabilities at C&C’s Geotechnical Laboratory
HYPACK Selected for Fishery and Habitat Mapping Support
Fastwave To Offer Kongsberg Seagliders In Australian Region
Chelsea Technologies at OI China
Two International Commissions Select HYPACK
Echoview 6 Available
NOAA to Expand Hydrographic Services Advisory Panel
Underwater Technology Seminar Focussing on Ports & Harbours
Underwater Navigation Training
RiverPro ADCP and Q-View QA/QC Software Launched
comments powered by Disqus
White Shark Attack on WHOI REMUS Captured on Camera
A 3-metre-long white shark tried to have a REMUS AUV belonging to WHOI for lunch and the action was filmed by the AUV's camera. In this broadcast, WHOI researchers provide background to the attack, in which the shark's jaws exerted a pressure of 2 tons per inch to the ABC news item reporter.