Scanning The Seabed

Lanckneus, Jean; De Jonghe, Erwin
March 2007
DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Mar2007, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the importance of hydrographic tools to dredging contractors for locating aggregates, wrecks and navigation hazards. Side-scan sonar is the most suitable tool when searching for seabed debris. A new methods for describing seabed morphology was provided by multibeam systems. The value of survey results to the dredging industry is increased by integrating side-scan sonar and multibeam.


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