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Vessel Mounted Laser Scanning

Vessel mounted laser scanners allow OSI hydrographers to extend their reach beyond the water’s edge. Laser scanning enables rapid survey of exposed shoreline features such as river banks, breakwaters, bulkheads and pier faces. When coupled with multibeam echo sounding, laser scanning provides a nearly seamless 3-D representation of submerged features and exposed shoreline within a site.

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Breakwater Inspection: Portage, Indiana

Ocean Surveys performed a breakwater inspection through multibeam hydrographic and vessel-mounted laser scanning surveys of the Burns Harbor Breakwater in Portage, Indiana. The survey data enhanced the District's ability to assess existing breakwater conditions both above and below the water ...