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  • Valeport Hydrographic Equipment Helps Shallow Survey 2015 Get Results

    Shallow Survey 2015 is the international conference for experts in high resolution surveys in shallow water (less than 200 metres in depth).  It was established in Sydney, Australia in 1999 and since held in New Hampshire, USA in 2001 and again in Sydney in 2003, Plymouth, UK in 2005, New Hampshire in 2008, New Zealand in 2012 and this year it returns to Plymouth, Devon, ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Major Hydrographic Survey completes using Valeport rapidSV Profiler

    As reported in Hydro-International recently (see full article), the system, which incorporates the Valeport rapidSV profiler as part of the package, has been used to update the nautical charts of the area as part of a project undertaken by TerraSond on behalf of the NOAA’s Office of Coast ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Shallow Water Hydrographic Surveying Has A New Leader SWiFT SVP

    Following a successful showing at Ocean Business, Valeport has now released the latest addition to its portfolio of sound velocity sensors and profilers, the SWiFT SVP. Initial feedback suggests that it's possibly the best Shallow Water Survey Sound Velocity Profiler available today.    Positioned as the ultimate handheld profiler, the SWiFT SVP has been designed from the outset with ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • FIND Maps Releases OceanWise Marine Data and Maps

    FIND Maps (www.findmaps.co.uk), the UK's most advanced online mapping website for professionals, is now authorized to deliver OceanWise marine datasets. These comprise an international range of Georeferenced Raster GeoTiffs as well as OceanWise Marine Themes (GIS compatible vector data). The Marine Themes datasets are compiled using authoritative data from the UK and other Hydrographic Offices. ...

  • New Software from ADS Environmental Services Simplifies Flow Monitor Activation and Data Collection

    ADS Environmental Services® today introduces Qstart™, a new software utility that can be instantly downloaded from the ADS website for use with ADS flow monitors. This user friendly software allows field crews to setup and activate the ADS FlowShark® Triton, FlowAlert™, and RainAlert™ II monitors in minutes, saving time and money in the field.  ...

  • World Hydrography Day 21 June 2015

    On 21st June each year the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) celebrates World Hydrography Day. World Hydrography Day is the opportunity to increase public awareness of the vital role that hydrography plays in everyone’s life. The theme for this year’s World Hydrography Day, which is also the 94th anniversary of the establishment of the IHO, is: “Our seas ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • IHO World Hydrography Day 21 June 2016

    On Tuesday, 21st June 2016, the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) celebrated World Hydrography Day. This is an annual event taking place on the 21st June each year. World Hydrography Day is the opportunity to increase public awareness of the vital role that hydrography plays in everyone’s life. The theme for this year’s World Hydrography Day, which is also the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • NOAA`s NCS II begins production with Esri nautical solution

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has implemented a new nautical charting system based on Esri GIS technology to produce more navigational products than ever before without increasing its budget or personnel needs. The new system, NCS II, is based on Esri Nautical Solution, and it allows NOAA to centralize the management of hydrographic data for US coastal waters. Since ...


    By Esri

  • Coastal zone and Bathymetric Lidar Conference session

    The first European Lidar Mapping Forum event is being held in The Hague, in the Netherlands from 30th November to 1st December 2010 and will have two conference sessions devoted to coastal zone and bathymetric Lidar. Novel approaches to laser-based hydrographic data acquisition and the evolution of coastal mapping and monitoring utilising Lidar and hyperspectral systems will be discussed along ...

  • Xylem appoints UK Marine and Coastal Director

    Water monitoring specialist Xylem Analytics UK is pleased to announce the appointment of David Goldsmith as Director of Marine and Coastal Business. David has extensive experience in marine technologies, having worked closely with AADI for many years in the oceanographic sector. He will be responsible for bringing the YSI, SonTek and AADI brands together under the Xylem Analytics umbrella and ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • KISTERS acquires Hydrological Services Ltd Sydney

    The acquisition of Hydrological Services Ltd (HS) by KISTERS Group became effective from 01.01.2015. HS is now part of the KISTERS group, but maintains its separate identity and function. KISTERS further expands its product portfolio by integrating the newly acquired HS into the global KISTERS Group. HS measurement devices and sensors are perfect add-ons to the existing KISTERS product range. ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • US Geological Survey develops online map tracking flood conditions

    As expected rains drive flood waters higher along the Mississippi River Valley, USGS crews are in the field collecting data needed to update the flood maps, prepare forecasts, manage the flood and warn communities. This new system is part of the USGS WaterWatch suite of web-based streamflow products and can be accessed at the Map of flood and high flow conditions Web site. 'The water monitoring ...

  • New rapidCTD Gives Sound Velocity Profiles Underway

    Valeport has launched a new profiler using automated wireless Bluetooth data transfer to deliver the highest quality CTD casts from underway profiling and eliminate the survey downtime normally associated with profile gathering. The new automated rapidCTD offers SV casts without the requirement of an operator on deck delivering near real time sound velocity profiling ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • 2012 CWRA NASH workshop recap

    KISTERS recently wrapped up a successful week at the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) national conference in beautiful Banff, Alberta.  KISTERS staff helped organize the event's exhibitors and sponsors, as well as participated in workshops and gave presentations on topics related to hydrologic data management. One workshop, held by the North American Stream Hydrographers (NASH) ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Groundwater evaluation platform

    SuperGeo Technologies has developed a data platform for groundwater recharge areas in order to evaluate the recharge potential. The platform is able to assist researchers in delimiting groundwater recharge areas and also in determining parameters such as recharge rate, pumping rate, flow rate and recharge potential. Water resource protection is one of the most important policies in Taiwan. ...


    By SuperGeo Technologies

  • Alaska continental slope 100 miles farther out than thought

    The foot of the continental slope off Alaska is more than 100 nautical miles farther from the U.S. coast than previously assumed, according to new Arctic sea floor data released today by the University of New Hampshire and the federal government. The data could support U.S. rights to natural resources of the sea floor beyond the generally accepted limit of 200 nautical miles from the coast. ...

  • Oceanographic Equipment News Articles and Blog from Valeport

    A new automated sound velocity profiling system for moving vessels has been delevoped by Teledyne Oceanscience using Valeport's RapidSV Profiler and the results are proving to be a significant improvement on previous versions. As reported in Hydro-International recently (see full article), the rapidCAST System has the ability to collect and transmit survey data, without having to recover the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • LiDAR monitoring coastal erosion

    Subject to intense meteorological events, including windstorms and heavy waves, Corsica has seen significant erosion of its coastline in the past 25 years and a decline in the surface area occupied by seagrass beds. Key to the success of this new initiative will be the Hawk Eye II scanning device, with its capability to capture precision data from both land and seabed terrain simultaneously, in ...

  • Schlumberger Water Services launches AquaChem 2010

    Schlumberger Water Services (SWS) announced today the release of AquaChem* 2010 water data analysis software. This latest release will improve the way geochemists, environmental consultants, and government agencies interpret water quality data that influence decisions in the management of municipal water resources, mine water quality, contaminated sites, and oilfield water supply and disposal. ...


  • Teledyne RD Instruments Supplies Russian Government with Equipment for Large-Scale Hydrologic Project

     Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, has announced that it has supplied the Russian government with more than 60 acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs) and other equipment for a large-scale hydrologic project in partnership with the World Bank.   Called the Second ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

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