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Satellite-derived Bathymetry

A study was conducted to evaluate the use of a satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) procedure to map shallow-water bathymetry in a GIS environment, and to identify areas that require a new...

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Improving Satellite-derived Bathymetry

Bathymetry is traditionally acquired using singlebeam or multibeam echosounders. This method produces accurate depth measurements along transects but is constrained by operating cost and an inability to survey in very...

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Very Shallow-water Bathymetry

The River Murray Operations Unit (RMOU) of the South Australian Water Corporation surveys very shallow waters, a type of surveying that has its own specific problems overcome by non-conventional solutions....

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UK Seas Bathymetry

SeaZone has announced the availability of detailed water depth data for seas around the UK. It has taken the company 2 years capturing and processing hydrographic survey data to create...

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Near-shore Bathymetry

Bathymetric data has traditionally been important for producing nautical charts in support of safe navigation. Hazardous environmental conditions and technological restraints have, however, limited the ability to acquire near-shore data....

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Bathymetry From Space

Global grids of synthetic bathymetry make it a simple matter to portray generalised ocean depths in all parts of the world, except the central Arctic Ocean. Derived from measurements of...

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New Bathymetry in Google Earth

On 11th January 2012, Google replaced its global bathymetry SRTM30_PLUS V4.0 with the newer version V7.0. This has increased the area of seafloor covered at 1km resolution from 10% to...

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RTK River Bathymetry in Africa

This article describes the installation of a hardware and software system for bathymetric surveys in the maritime part of the Congo River. The ‘Regie des Voies Maritimes’ (RVM) is a...

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