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Model to Assess Structural Stability, Port Operability in San Antonio, Chile

San Antonio Chile breakwater model

As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organizational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and port operability of the proposed new outer breakwater in Chile. The report was the result of more than a year’s partnership between HR Wallingford and Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica Chile (INH), which together built and tested models representing a huge

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Free Access to Worldwide Topographic-Bathymetric Coverage

EBWBL global bathymetry

EMODnet now offers the EMODnet Bathymetry World Base Layer service (EBWBL). EBWBL provides the highest resolved topographic and bathymetric worldwide layout currently available, with land and sea integration matching the OpenStreetMap coastline representation. This new service provides fast and easy access to worldwide bathymetric information, enabling marine knowledge users, including industry, scientists, coastal managers, students and the general public, to

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Real-Time Static Bathymetry Sonar

SeapiX-C iXblue

iXblue has launched SeapiX-C solid-state 3D multibeam sonar, offering real-time georeferenced static bathymetry capabilities to marine works operators for instant monitoring and decision making. Offering a new static 3D imagery solution able to display the seabed in real time during jack-up barges deployment, SeapiX-C enables operators to directly see where they are positioning the legs of the platforms, bringing higher

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Oceanography Students Deploy WASSP Multibeam

WASSP University of Rhode Island Crandal

Oceanography students at the University of Rhode Island specializing in marine robotics, remote sensing and mapping have started using a WASSP S3 multibeam system as part of a project to survey inland ponds and coastal estuaries.  The students have deployed the WASSP multibeam system aboard a specially developed autonomous kayak. The kayak can be deployed out of the bed of a pickup truck to collect

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