BDHA for Windows

PCAL Technology Ltd has released ‘BDHA for Windows’ software, which provides Quality Control and modelling functionality for Swathe Bathymetry XYZ data. BDHA (Bathymetry Data Handling and Analysis) for Windows enables multiple XYZ datafiles to be analysed simultaneously to provide an independent and objective assessment of the consistency of the acquired data. The software is a tool for client representatives to check the quality and accuracy of swathe bathymetry during a hydrographic survey. Statistical parameters such as coverage, density of soundings, mean, minimum and maximum depth and standard deviation are calculated automatically and can be displayed in the main viewer window... (read more)
2003-11-11 12:00:00

Optech to Host Lidar Solutions Conference

The second Innovative Lidar Solutions Conference (ILSC) will be held in Toronto, Canada, from 31st May to 3rd June 2011. An initial call for presentations has been issued. ILSC 2011 represents a forum for industry professionals to discuss best practices and explore real-world Lidar solutions. Topics of special interest will include new methods for maximising project accuracies, application-specific sensor designs and exploring the challenges of delivering data to a dynamic spatial-information marketplace. The broad acceptance of Lidar data as an essential tool for 3D modelling, mapping and analysis is fostering expanded use into new application spaces, including railway asset management... (read more)
2010-11-16 09:57:39

Subscription Plans for Oasis Montaj Suite

Geosoft has announced subscription plans for its Oasis montaj suite of geoscience software with options that include monthly, annual and multi-year terms. This follows the company’s introduction, earlier this year, of subscription plans for its Target geology software and marks Geosoft’s commitment to making all of its desktop software available by subscription. The Oasis montaj Essentials Subscription provides cost-effective access to the suite of 3D modelling and geoscience data analysis tools for exploring near surface, subsurface and marine environments. Subscribers can add more capabilities with over 15 geoscience extensions for geology and geochemistry; geophysical processing, interpretation and modelling; and specialised... (read more)
2017-07-27 10:54:12

CETO Wave Energy Generator Tested at COAST Facility

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (Carnegie) has undertaken a comprehensive wave tank testing programme of its CETO 6 technology design at the University of Plymouth’s Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Test (COAST) facility in the UK. CWE UK chief executive officer Tim Sawyer and Carnegie’s senior hydrodynamics engineer Dr Ashkan Rafiee were both on hand as comprehensive testing of the CETO 6 performance across a range of sea states took place.The wave tank testing will build on Carnegie’s internal modelling as well as previous wave tank testing and the successful in-ocean operation of the CETO 5 system in the now completed Perth Wave Energy... (read more)
2016-04-25 09:38:19

Total and Shell Buy into MACH Dataset

BMT ARGOSS, the Met Office and Oceanweather have launched their joint Mid-Atlantic Current Hindcast (MACH) dataset, resulting in two successful data sales to oil and gas majors, Shell International Petroleum Company and Total. The MACH dataset provides information on the long-term variability of currents over a 20-year period and has been validated against measured data throughout the region. The initial focus has been to provide a 20-year fine-resolution dataset for the West Africa oil and gas concession region. The MACH dataset will be used to better understand the ocean conditions within a potential development site or to gain advanced knowledge... (read more)
2015-05-04 04:58:26

HYPAC MAX Version 2.12a Gold

Coastal Oceanographics Inc. has made available HYPAC MAX version 2.12a Gold, a hydrographic software package used for survey design, data collection, graphical editing, plotting, volume computations, surface modelling and contouring. Two of the changes in HYPAC MAX 2.12a Gold involve a new 3DTV Terrain Dredge Viewer Mode that allows real-time update of surface model while dredging or survey and the HYSCAN Side Scan Sonar Acquisition program. (read more)
2004-02-13 12:00:00

Ninan Mathew

Ninan Mathew has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction from the University of Wollongong. He worked as a research engineer for several ARC projects during his studies at UOW and has a number of publications to his name. Ninan brings his expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Finite Element Analysis (FEA), 3D modelling, project management, machine design and several other niche areas for which he has been teaching at the university for the past four years. (read more)
2017-06-26 03:49:43

PSDM Brings Understanding in Central North Sea

Although the Central North Sea (CNS) is a mature basin, it is still rich in opportunities for the development and discovery of new fields as the area is notoriously challenging for seismic imaging, especially in the deep high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) part of the Central Graben. However, CGG’s Cornerstone dataset benefits from a portfolio of new technology to address these imaging challenges, creating new opportunities. The advanced ghost wavefield elimination (GWE) technique has been applied to the legacy Cornerstone data to extend the bandwidth as near as possible to the new BroadSeis data, so that it can be merged to create... (read more)
2014-11-19 09:28:56

CLS Acquires Woods Hole Group

French satellite-services specialist CLS - subsidiary of the French Space Agency (CNES), ARDIAN (an independent investment company) and IFREMER (the French research institute for exploitation of the sea) - has acquired the Woods Hole Group, an American company specialised in sustainable and resilient solutions for coastal sciences and engineering, applied ecology, oceanography and measurement systems. By acquiring Woods Hole Group, CLS, specialised in environmental monitoring, can offer solutions including field equipment and services, data analysis, modelling, environmental assessment and related expertise to its customers. Christophe Vassal, CEO of CLS, states to have great expectations regarding the success of the future services... (read more)
2017-02-10 10:26:10

First High-resolution Map of the Great Barrier Reef Released

One and a half million square kilometres of bathymetric seafloor data have been released to the public by Geoscience Australia under partnership with James Cook University and the Australian Hydrographic Service of the Great Barrier Reef. The project carried out high-resolution bathymetric scans, which were combined with existing datasets held by the government to create the most comprehensive, detailed models produced to date. The release comes as the federal government announced an AU$60 million investment in protective measures for the Great Barrier Reef, which include measures to shield the Reef from polluted water, and investment in Australian Institute of Marine... (read more)
2018-02-06 11:22:34
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