Positioning and Navigation

Positioning and Navigation from Mapping & Hydrographic Surveys

By: Mapping & Hydrographic Surveys  06-Feb-2013
Keywords: Environmental Monitoring, Offshore Surveys, Charting and Mapping

MHS provides precise navigation for all positioning requirements by adopting the latest Differential GPS technologies. MHS DGPS positioning systems, echo sounding systems and other sensors are interfaced with MHS dedicated navigation software to provide online navigation, data logging and real time quality control monitoring.

Keywords: Charting and Mapping, Current Metering, Environmental Monitoring, Marine Geophysical/Seismic Surveys, Offshore Surveys, Positioning and Navigation, Seabed Coring and Sampling, Side Scan Sonar Surveys, Tidal Studies,

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Tidal Studies

MHS can provide short and long term gauging and analysis for the establishment of tidal planes and datums, datum transfers


Current Metering

MHS operates short and long term (fixed and profiling) Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCP), impeller meters and drogue tracking for


Seabed Coring and Sampling

MHS can provide grab samples, shallow cores, vibro-coring and boreholes as well as sediment and core analysis.


Charting and Mapping

MHS provides bathymetry and charting services for all navigation, development, and reconnaissance purposes. Equipment ranges from highly portable singlebeam sounding


Environmental Monitoring

MHS provides long and short term monitoring programs for assessment of impacts of coastal developments and mining on the environment

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Offshore Surveys

MHS provides survey services supporting all facets of the marine engineering and offshore oil and gas industries including geophysical and

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Side Scan Sonar Surveys

MHS utilises state-of-the-art high resolution digital side scan sonar and software for object/hazard detection and image mosaicing and measurement.

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Seismic Surveys

MHS has developed a High Resolution 2D Marine Reflection Seismic (MaRS) System for use in medium to very shallow water to acquire higher resolution geophysical stratification and P-wave velocity data to a greater depth of penetration and through harder materials. MHS also operates 3.5kHz and 10kHz Pinger and Chirp Sub Bottom Profiling and 500Hz Boomer systems for projects requiring shallow penetration.