TITLE

Scanning The Seabed

AUTHOR(S)
Lanckneus, Jean; De Jonghe, Erwin
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Mar2007, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24334297

 

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