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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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Jun 28 2011

Hydro Survey: The Cataraft

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In a previous post, I discussed the use of jet boats for hydro surveys on shallow western streams. A jet boat is fantastic in how it can get almost anywhere, even through just 4 inches of water. However, you still need a boat launch for a jet boat (or prop boat). What about a survey …

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