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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

Topic categories:

Geophysical

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Aug 2008 - Feb 2010

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

Envision Mapping Ltd

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

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 lo...