Search results for: LiDAR

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  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro has been awarded new task orders by the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) to conduct airborne LiDAR bathymetry (ALB) surveys in Eastern and Central Canada. The task orders, which have been issued under a supply arrangement Fugro holds with the CHS, are in support of their nautical charting programs and involve the survey of multiple […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), is scheduled for Feb. 17-19 in Denver, Colo., and will offer a first-hand look at the latest techniques and technologies and the expanding roster of applications for 3D bathymetric models and maps of shorelines and shallow water. The three-day Technical Conference will feature world-leading experts in bathymetric LiDAR who […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology is being deployed by U.S. Geological Survey scientists this weekend to map urban flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Called “terrestrial lidar,” or “T-lidar”, this new capability will enable scientists to collect highly detailed information in select population areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama where the hurricane had the greatest impact. The portable […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday cut the sod for the construction of the $60 million Jamestown Fishing Port Complex in Accra. At a ceremony in Accra, the President said that the project, which had been on the drawing board since 1965, is now becoming a reality. “Today we are going to see something […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu is the world’s fourth smallest nation with a population of around 11,000 and a total land area of 26 km2. The country is remote and, with low lying […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During La Niña in December 2010, the banks along the Canal del Dique burst, flooding dozens of villages, rendering almost 100,000 people homeless and destroying crops and important infrastructure. The Government of Colombia wanted to address flooding and negative environmental impacts around the Canal del Dique, a 400-year old, 114 km-long navigation route connecting Cartagena […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting surveys of Myrtle Beach to determine if there was any sand loss or movement from the Florence. In order to run the post-Hurricane survey of the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction project USACE decided to use the state-of-the-art RAMbLr (Rapid Assessment Mobile LiDAR). According to the Corps, the […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, USACE’s Buffalo District, in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), recently completed a Special Flood Hazard Evaluation for Silver Creek, located in Chautauqua County, New York. Buffalo District Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Team and Survey Team, guided by Certified Floodplain Manager Laura Ortiz […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has contracted with WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Optimal Geo, to provide bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery in support of the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX). The five-year, $46 million contract addresses the operation, maintenance and technical support of individual […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An international research project led by the University of Bath is investigating the impact of waves on coastlines using novel laser measurement devices. The equipment is similar to laser measurement devices used in construction, except it is able to measure 37,500 points a second. This capability means these ‘Lidar’ devices are able to scan each […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Magnolia River Geospatial, has been contracted to acquire bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery, and to provide final data products to the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise. The one-year, $10 million capacity contract will support the coastal mapping and charting requirements of the U.S. Army […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (Teledyne) and CARIS jointly announced today that the CARIS business and its international affiliates have agreed to be acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to customary conditions, is anticipated to occur in the second quarter of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NORBIT has secured orders from Jan De Nul Group, through their Benelux dealer Seabed BV, for several tightly integrated all-in-one turnkey multibeam sonar systems. These compact survey systems allow for fastest set-to-work on any sized survey platform while allowing for highest quality broadband FM data from a forgiving curved receiver array. The systems each include […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua has approved the resumption of the Nicaragua Grand Canal aerial survey project. Last Friday, HKND Group announced the approval for one of the companies commissioned by CSA Global to continue with the works. The recommencement of the aerial works is for the LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) component of the survey along the proposed […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian consulting firm CSA Global has begun the aerial survey of the proposed Nicaragua Canal route, reported HKND Group in a release.  Representatives from Nicaragua Canal, Development Project Commission, HKND Group and CSA Global were present at the ceremony, held on September 21 in Managua. The survey will cover the 276km canal corridor connecting the Atlantic to the […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group, the company behind the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal project, has signed an agreement with CSA Global of Australia, entrusting CSA Global to conduct an aerial geological survey of the future canal route and Lake Nicaragua shore line.  The survey comprises of aerial mapping/photography, topography, and geophysical and geological data. “The survey is a major […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the years government agencies, and industry for that matter, amass a huge amount of survey information in the process of completing individual projects. It is information that invariably never sees the light of day again. But one project team working with the Department of Transport (DoT), Fremantle has brought together an extraordinary online picture […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released new coastal flood hazard studies for Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln and Curry counties. These studies include detailed hazard zones developed for the open coast using new coastal engineering analyses, decades of ocean wave and water level data, refined modeling approaches, and technology – including use of high-resolution lidar data. […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday named the latest addition to its ‪‎hydrographic‬ survey fleet after retired Command Sergeant Major Micheal L. Buxbaum. The Buxbaum will be equipped with a vessel mounted “LIDAR” (light detection and ranging) system. The Optech Ilris 3-D laser scanner has the capability to collect data in a […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS, a developer of geospatial software, recently participated in an Underwater Technology Seminar in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The three-day seminar was jointly organized by Unique Group, Bayanat, Kongsberg Maritime and CARIS. As part of the seminar Kongsberg Maritime and Unique conducted hydrographic survey operations with an EM 2040C and the acquired data was […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Technology developed to help Marines plan for amphibious operations in now assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with collecting hydrographic survey data in areas not easily accessed by a manned vessel.  Developed by the Corps’ Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the Unmanned Survey Vessel for Shallow Water helps military planners by […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Marine has introduced the Teledyne PDS software suite, a new software package with enhanced capabilities over the former PDS2000. Teledyne PDS is now a 64-bit Windows version offering faster performance, optimized memory management and better feature utilization. Teledyne PDS is a multipurpose software platform and supports a wide range of tasks within hydrography, dredge […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After a few weeks of final adjustments to HYPACK® 2015, the new software has been officially released. The software offers users cutting-edge technology including Real-time Point Cloud visualization, and multibeam and water column data integration and playback. As leader in the hydrographic and dredging industry, this release demonstrates the company’s commitment to provide its customers with the cutting […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will begin implementing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey data technology along the Texas coast in November to survey dredging placement areas, assist with hydrographic surveys and collect data that will help analyze beach erosion. “The use of mobile LiDAR will aid the district’s analysis of […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first sonar manufacturer recently arrived in Plymouth to start conducting bathymetric and backscatter surveys in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay as part of the Shallow Survey 2015 Common Dataset (CDS) collection. The aim of the CDS is to provide the international hydrographic community with a range of datasets, collected using the latest shallow water […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District’s survey section is no stranger to using advanced visualization technologies to support the District’s decision makers. Recently, while hosting a seafloor mapping S.T.E.M. outreach event with the College of Charleston’s Marine Geology Mapping Group, the survey team was introduced to the Dynascan mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) mapping system. The District’s […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pacific Conference of Churches has supported calls from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Papua New Guinea for a halt to Deep Sea Mining (DSM). About 1.2 million members of ELCPNG have said no to Experimental Seabed Mining after its synod on Karkar Island, Madang Province. The members have also given their church leaders approval […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the following interview, Mr. Harold Orlinsky, Chief Operations Officer of HYPACK, which is one of the most successful providers of hydrographic and navigation software worldwide, explains the company’s latest achievements, business plans and future goals.   What can you tell us about the company’s 2013 business results, reached goals, accomplished tasks? Last year, HYPACK […]