New survey vessel joins the fleet

The Alexander lab is in the process of configuring a new shallow water survey boat to enhance their capabilities for collecting high-resolution bathymetric data. new-boat-1-w Hydrographic surveys in shallow environments present challenging logistical situations.  The new hydrographic survey launch will greatly extend the range of tides and conditions available for survey missions.  The launch is 10 ft long and will be equipped with a Knudsen Mini-Sounder single-beam sonar, a dual head GNSS GPS system, an inertial motion sensor, and a waterproof touchscreen computer.

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