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TAG: bathymetry

SPH Engineering releases bathymetric drone solution

May 26, 2020By
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SPH Engineering has launched a product designed to conduct bathymetric surveys of inland and coastal water. The system — an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) integrated with an echo sounder — is time- and cost-efficient, the company said. It is suitable for mapping, measuring and inspecting tasks as well as environmental monitoring. The system allows field workers to collect data with... read more

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Ocean mapping, exploration inventions honored with XPRIZE

June 3, 2019By

With more than 80 percent of the world’s oceans unmapped, the deep ocean is one of the last unknown areas on Earth. On May 31, teams with unique exploration solutions were honored with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. XPRIZE is a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. The teams invented new technologies... read more

TCarta to map seafloor around remote Pacific island nation

February 27, 2019By

TCarta Marine, a global provider of geospatial products and services, has been contracted by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to provide a baseline dataset of water depths and seafloor classification around the Republic of Kiribati. Located in the Pacific Ocean, the island nation is threatened by rising sea levels. “Most of Kiribati’s islands average less than two meters above... read more

Fugro uses airborne RAMMS to acquire land and sea data

January 18, 2019By

Fugro has completed a landmark data acquisition campaign over the Turks and Caicos Islands, marking the first commercial success of its new Rapid Airborne Multibeam Mapping System (RAMMS). Working under contract to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), the company acquired more than 7,400 square kilometers of integrated, high-resolution bathymetric, topographic and image data. The resulting deliverables will support updated... read more

EOMAP launches online shallow-water bathymetry store

August 13, 2018By

EOMAP has released a commercial online store for global shallow-water bathymetry derived from satellite data. The store, EOStore Bathymetry, provides access to search for and request high-quality data. According to EOMAP, satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) is now established as a valuable tool for the surveying, planning and management of coastal and offshore sites. SDB can provide shallow-water bathymetric data worldwide without... read more

TCarta wins NSF grant for satellite-derived bathymetry

August 7, 2018By

TCarta Marine, a global provider of marine geospatial products, has been awarded a research and development grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for bathymetry technology. Under the grant, TCarta will enhance and automate multiple techniques for deriving seafloor depth measurements from optical satellite imagery. The Project Trident research seeks to transform existing satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) techniques by using machine... read more

Fugro bathymetric maps support global initiative Seabed 2030

February 26, 2018By

Fugro is supporting NF-GEBCO Seabed 2030, a global initiative to produce a definitive, high-resolution bathymetric map of the entire world’s ocean floor by the year 2030. The initiative is being facilitated by the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) project in partnership with The Nippon Foundation as a means to inform global policy, improve sustainable use and advance scientific research. Less... read more

Bathymetrics Data Portal delivers quality water-depth data online

September 19, 2017By

The Bathymetrics Data Portal allows users to search, purchase and automatically download water-depth information directly from an online store to their computer. The Bathymetrics Data Portal is a combined offering by DHI, experts in water environments; TCarta, a global provider of marine geospatial products; and powered by DigitalGlobe, provider of high-resolution satellite imagery. The dedicated commercial bathymetry portal offers continuously expanding 2m Bathymetry... read more

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TCarta Marine offers Gulf of Mexico basemap, bathymetry data

April 4, 2017By

TCarta Marine, a global provider of marine geospatial products, will unveil two new offshore data offerings at the 2017 Esri Petroleum GIS Conference in Houston — the Gulf of Mexico Marine Basemap Plus service and 2-meter Satellite Derived Bathymetry dataset. The Marine Basemap Plus is a streaming data service that delivers up-to-date value-added marine layers directly into Esri ArcGIS on a... read more

TCarta Marine and Proteus Geo merge to provide marine mapping solutions

January 31, 2017By

TCarta Marine LLC of Denver, Colorado, has merged with Proteus Geo of Oxford, England, to create a global mapping company that provides bathymetric and marine data sets from the shallow coastal zone out to the continental shelf. The new company is called TCarta Marine and will maintain offices in Denver and Oxford. “By merging, we believe the merged company provides... read more