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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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)

Handling Sonar Data from AUV Operations

During the past few years, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) have established a greater presence in the hydrographic survey market and in the collection of oceanographic environmental data. These vehicles can transit nons... (read more)

Technology in Focus: Hydrographic Processing Software

Discussing and comparing software has often been tricky in Hydro International as it is difficult to put the packages together and see clear differences. In this overview of hydrographic processing software, we will high... (read more)
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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)

Successful Delivery of Coastal Survey Data to the Royal Australian Navy

Amongst the largest contracted coastal hydrographic Lidar survey projects awarded in recent years is the Australian Hydrographic Service (AHS) survey of the Torres Strait in Northern Queensland. The intent of this very large... (read more)

Tool to Process Sound Velocity Profiles

Hydrographic and geosciences surveys, using acoustic devices, need to use accurate water sound velocity profiles. Because the acoustic path depends on the sound velocity profile (SVP), the use of the most accurate SVP is one... (read more)
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