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Jun 30 2011

Hydro Survey: The Setup and Software


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


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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