Tag Archive: HYPACK

Oct 04 2011

Hydro Survey: GPS? Who Needs That?

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Guest Post by Joe Robinson, Hydro Survey Crew Chief If you have spent some time in the field of modern day surveying, you probably know one of the key limitations with using GPS – Obstructions overhead that might considerably reduce otherwise available satellite reception. GPS currently works by means of line of sight connections between …

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Jun 30 2011

Hydro Survey: The Setup and Software

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We’ve talked about jet boats and the cataraft for hydro survey. Now let’s dig into the set up and the software. Above is the typical setup with the usual pieces: your positional equipment (not limited to simply GPS), the laptop or simply something that can integrate the position and depth data, the depth sounder, and …

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