Hydrographic Processing Software

This product group appears to be wide and often underestimated – considered as a tool. The hydrographic processing software packages are developing and they deserve the attention as they help the hydrographic surveyor to get most out of his data.

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Next-generation Surveyors Using Next-generation Technology

Twenty 3rd-year students of ocean technology from the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB, The Netherlands) participated in the 4th edition of the Lake Survey. Building on last year’s experience and together with three new partners, Teledyne CARIS and Fugro w... (read more)
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Surveying Japanese Inland and Coastal Waters

In March 2015, Leica Geosystems conducted a series of demonstration surveys in Japan with the HawkEye III Airborne Topographic Bathymetric Lidar system. This demonstration was designed to prove the depth performance and general capabilities of the HawkEye III system in... (read more)
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Processing Software

Port of Rotterdam – Innovative Hydrography

The Port of Rotterdam is a leading global port and by far the largest seaport in Europe. The port is situated in the Rhine delta and with its direct connection to Europe’s largest industrial region, the Ruhr area, it is... (read more)

Advancements in Area-based Imagery Processing

For many years the focus has been on collecting and processing the first bottom return of multibeam sonars. However, the acoustic backscatter acquired by multibeam sonars, as well as sidescan sonars, also carries important in... (read more)

Research-driven Tools for Ocean Mappers

In a world where artificial intelligence is playing a key role in everyday life, it is disappointing when the everyday routines of an ocean mapper or cartographer involve solutions that are crudely manual, repetitive and erro... (read more)
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Automated Side-scan Data Analysis

Side-scan sonar is well accepted as a tool for detection and visualisation of underwater objects and is widely used in support of safety of navigation surveys. Although side-scan sonars produce excellent images, these images... (read more)

Imagery-derived Bathymetry and Seabed Classification Validated

Proteus FZC, EOMAP and DigitalGlobe have formed a partnership to bring satellite-derived bathymetry and seabed classification to the hydrographic community. A pilot conducted by UKHO in the Mediterranean confirms that the sat... (read more)

Backscatter - From Ping to Database

The Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) is willing to make better use of the backscatter intensity data collected with their multibeam sounding systems. All the backscatter data collected during the last 2 decades were not sy... (read more)
 
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