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Why Use a GPS Base Station During a Hydrographic Survey?
Survey data

Why Use a GPS Base Station During a Hydrographic Survey?

When conducting inshore hydrographic surveys, particularly in areas where there are steep cliffs, or where GPS coverage can be patchy,...
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A Multi Beam Patch Test – Why It’s Necessary
Equipment

A Multi Beam Patch Test – Why It’s Necessary

We conduct patch tests on our multi-beams to detect any fine misalignment between the survey sensors, allowing us to produce...
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What is a Reference Surface Check and Why is it Needed?
Equipment

What is a Reference Surface Check and Why is it Needed?

During the mobilisation process, a Reference Surface Check is conducted using the multi-beam to determine if a surface has been...
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The Three Things Which Affect Sound In Water
Equipment

The Three Things Which Affect Sound In Water

IXSurveySenior Surveyor, Rhys Davies discusses the variables which affect how sound travels through fresh water and salt water and why...
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Marine Survey Pole Mount Setup
Equipment

Marine Survey Pole Mount Setup

IXSURVEY's survey system, which includes multiple sensors, and weighs approximately 100kg, needs to be mounted correctly on each vessel. In...
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Choosing the Right Vessel for Hydrographic Surveys
Equipment

Choosing the Right Vessel for Hydrographic Surveys

Choosing the right vessel for a survey is paramount. David Donohue, Managing Director of IXSurvey explains how they specify and...
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