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2008-2010, Envision Mapping Ltd, Developing New Ground Truthing Techniques for seabed mapping

2008-2010, Envision Mapping Ltd, Developing New Ground Truthing Techniques for seabed mapping

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The purpose of this project was to develop a towed video sledge combined with low altitude sidescan system to obtain concurrent visual samples of the seafloor and high resolution acoustic images.  The intention was to bridge the gap between standard sidescan survey and ground truth sampling.  The device has been developed and termed a camera and low altitude sidescan (CLASS) device.

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