Category Archives: Hydro/Marine

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Ocean Business 2017

Last week, April 4th – 6th, one of the largest gatherings for the offshore industry took place, Ocean Business, in Southampton, UK. The bi-annual event is a large deal for the maritime industry. When I say large, I actually mean huge; there are over 350 exhibitors from 26 countries and 166 training and demonstration workshops...

This hydrologic feature extraction is of a stream and associated drainage and creeks.

Mapping the Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017Imagery was collected along 77 miles of shoreline to provide a better understanding of Pennsylvania’s natural resources. By Brian Stevens  The Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed is a substantial part of the world’s largest surface freshwater system, the North American Great Lakes. The watershed...

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Remote Sensing in Yellowstone Park

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017A consortium demonstrates the value of integrated remote-sensing technologies for studying and monitoring the impacts of climate change using the northern range of Yellowstone National Park as a testing area. By Dr. Olaf Niemann,  Dr. Robert Crabtree,  and David Brown   In 2014, a...

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Canadian Hydrographer Certification Scheme

Submitted by Bruce Calderbank, FRICS, CLS, P. Eng. The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) has developed a certification model for hydrographers and offshore surveyors that has been officially recognized by the IHO/FIG/ICA International Board of Standards and Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) in April 2016 and is now ready to receive applications....

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Deep-sea Mobile Mapping

This entry is part 21 of 24 in the series PangaeaWe’re all familiar with lidar-based mobile mapping from ground vehicles, and most of us are aware that aerial lidar is being used effectively to do shallow-water mapping along coastal and riverine projects. Deep-water lidar mobile mapping from an ROV? Well it’s a first for me....

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Disparate Data for Marine Life

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series December 2016Remote sensing data helps to inform ocean planning for energy development around the main Hawaiian islands. Using remotely sensed imagery to map physical and biological patterns in the marine environment enhances our ability to understand how environmental conditions change over broad spatial scales (10s...