hydrographical measurement News

  • 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

  • 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

  • URA- the Basque Water Agency, best water management for its transparency

    URA- the Basque Water Agency has received first prize from amongst all the water management agencies within the Spanish State, according to the country’s 2013 Index of Transparency for Water Management (INTRAG in its Spanish initials), drawn up by the Transparencia Internacional España body after measuring eighty indicators from fourteen Hydrographical Confederations and Water ...

  • Oceannews Spotlight On Valeport

    Titled "Innovating Marine Measurement Instrumentation" the feature reports on how Valeport's leading edge technology, lifetime product care and their commitment to putting the customer first, has ensured that Valeport continues to be a leading manufacturer of a diverse, innovative & reliable range of Oceanographic & Hydrographic Instrumentation for the Global Subsea Industry Sector. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • 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

  • 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.  ...

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • Oceanology International China 2015

    Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2015 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Click here to view the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • CH2M to present on city resilience & green infrastructure at American Society of Civil Engineers 2016 Convention

    CH2M will share insights on green infrastructure strategies to make cities more resilient to environmental threats in a panel presentation at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2016 Convention to be held in Portland, Oregon on September 29 through October 1. CH2M is a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Van Oord Selects Valeport SWiFT SVPs

    Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects has selected Valeport’s SWiFT SVP for its various survey activities. The ...


    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

  • Hampton Roads Sanitation District selects Mike Urban for the regional hydraulic model

    Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) owns and operates an interceptor sewer system consisting of both gravity and force mains, and nine sewage treatment plants (STPs) servicing the Hampton Roads area. The HRSD system is interconnected with, and serves, surrounding Localities, including the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and ...


  • Research and Markets: Low Impact Development and Sustainable Stormwater Management

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xb9wxv/low_impact_develop) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Low Impact Development and Sustainable Stormwater Management" ...


  • Wind Energy: TÜV Rheinland Receives New Accreditation

    TÜV Rheinland has been accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) as a certification body for type and component certification of wind turbines in accordance with international standard IEC 61400-22. This authorizes the company to conduct conformity assessments of onshore and offshore turbines and their components and to issue certificates accordingly.  “With this ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

  • Extending the Fiobuoy`s global reach

    Following on from its success in the global Defence market, Fiomarine is fast building an international distributor network poised to sell its unique Fiobuoy product around the world. With agents now in the United Kingdom (UK), throughout Europe and Asia the Fiobuoy is beginning to ...


    By Fiomarine

  • UK’s largest marine robot mission is underway off northwest Scotland

    An ambitious two-week mission involving ten marine robots has commenced off northwest Scotland. The third in a series of demonstrator missions, this latest phase sees the largest fleet of marine robotic vehicles simultaneously deployed in UK waters. The mission comprises seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders that are working together in fleets to collect a range of environmental ...

  • Offshore wind farm construction noise can displace harbour porpoises

    Noise caused by construction of Germany’s first offshore wind farm caused significant habitat disturbance for harbour porpoises, according to a recent study. Its results suggest that porpoises avoided areas up to 20 kilometres from the noise source during construction of the wind farm’s foundations. Development of offshore wind farms plays a major role in the shift towards renewable ...

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