CASE HISTORIES

Customer stories from around the world

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CEESCOPE™ Guides YWAM Medical Ship MV Pacific Link through Uncharted Rivers in Papua New Guinea.

In order to bring a medical ship safely up river through completely uncharted territory, a survey launch was equipped with a CEESCOPE™ system. High speed single beam hydrographic surveys were conducted ahead of the YWAM medical ship MV Pacific Link to allow a safe course to be navigated. With no survey infrastructure existing, the all-in-one echo sounder and GPS was the ideal solution.  YWAM provide health and dental care to remote communities only accessible by river. LEARN MORE

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CEE-USV™ Used for Extreme Shallow Water Coastal Lagoon Survey.

The CEE-USV™ saved a lot of time and trouble in San Diego, USA. Staff at Coastal Frontiers Corp were faced with a shallow water survey where no conventional manned boat could be launched and the mud prevented any wading to collect point GNSS elevation shots. However with the 10cm (4″) draft CEE-USV™ the survey was completed in just a couple of hours . LEARN MORE

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CEE-USV™ Completes Site-Wide Mine Tailings and Acid Leach Pad Reservoir Survey.

The CEE-USV™ was used to complete the first every bathymetry survey of the tailings impoundment at the Ray open pit mine in Arizona, USA. In addition, hazardous sulfuric acid leach pad reservoirs were also surveyed. Reliability was the key factor with no means of rescue or recovery from the acid ponds or TSF! LEARN MORE

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CEE-USV™ Called in for Baking Soda Lagoon Surveys.

The CEE-USV™ solved a troublesome survey problem in Colorado, USA. With the requirement to determine the amount of solids deposited in the effluent lagoons, engineers were not looking forward to several days crouching on a small boat under the bird netting with a sounding line. The remotely-operated boat got the survey done in far greater detail in under one day. LEARN MORE

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CEESCOPE™ RTK Used for Extreme River and Rapids Surveys in Bhutan.

The CEESCOPE™ was selected for a tough assignment surveying shallow fast-flowing rivers and rapids in Bhutan as part of a development aid-funded project to evaluate the environmental impact of existing and future hydropower installations. The waterproof echo sounder enclosure and the ability to record high quality, densely spaced 20Hz RTK quality soundings turned out to be crucial. The surveyors had enough to worry about without having to operate an echo sounder or GPS! LEARN MORE

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WaterCube use CEESCOPE™ Dual Frequency Echo Sounder to map Florida River with Extreme Vegetation

Use of the CEESCOPE™ in combination with the Hemisphere AtlasLink™ GNSS allowed a successful reconnaissance survey of the Silver River in Florida. The goal was to determine whether it was possible to gather useable bathymetry in this shallow environment with almost total sub aquatic vegetation coverage. With the real time 200 kHz echo sounder effectively mapping the top of the vegetation, post processed 33 kHz and 200 kHz data identified of the real bottom beneath, allowing determination of plant height and coverage. LEARN MORE

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Statewide Land Surveying use Remotely-Operated CEE-USV™ for Marina Surveys

Statewide Land Surveying in Gresham, Oregon USA used their new CEE-USV™ remotely-operated hydrographic survey drone boat for a pre-dredge survey at Detroit Lake, OR. Both marinas at the lake were surveyed and the access benefits of using the USV resulted in thorough coverage of the target area.  The CEE-USV’s network telemetry meant the operator was able to drive the boat from the dock using a navigation display while the surveyor at the shore station could simultaneously review data collected. LEARN MORE

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City of Gold Coast use CEE JET™ Turnkey PWC Survey Vehicle for Beach Nourishment Measurements

The CEE JET™ personal watercraft (PWC) hydrographic survey vehicle allows surveyors at Australia’s Gold Coast City Council to replace laborious leveling measurements with a CEESCOPE™ echo sounder and RTK GNSS bathymetry system to get surf zone elevation measurements on some of the oldest continuously measured beach nourishment study transects in the world. LEARN MORE

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Canada Pump and Power Use CEESCOPE for Effluent Pond Dredge Surveys

For a new industrial water bathymetry survey capability, Canada Pump and Power chose the CEESCOPE™ to start off their new surveys. Working in support of dredging projects to clear accumulated effluent sludge in industrial and tar sand mining processes, the CPP survey crew are able to conduct fast surveys with no headaches setting up the gear. With a dual frequency echo sounder and professional hydrographic software, CPP are able to offer a complete solution for their clients. LEARN MORE

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Hydroline LLC Use CEESCOPE for Frac Water Surveys

In combination with advanced HYPACK® software, Louisiana-based Hydroline LLC use the CEESCOPE™ “all in one” survey system to offer high quality oilfield frac water surveys. The use of professional grade hydrographic equipment allows Hydroline to generate industry-leading surveys of pit and pond volumes, and generate precise stage versus volume curves. LEARN MORE

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NewFields use Remotely-Operated USVs Based on CEE ECHO™ Echo Sounder

The CEE ECHO™ single beam echo sounder is exceptionally well suited to integration into remotely-operated or autonomous hydrographic survey boats. NewFields use a CEE ECHO™ on their USV for surveys in mining, industrial water, lakes, and the coastal environment in North and South America. Using HYPACK® NewFields are able to map tailings deposition and settling using the low frequency echo sounder channel. LEARN MORE

NewFields Upgrade to RTK CEESCOPE for USV Surveys

NewFields has been using CEE echo sounders on USVs since 2014. To improve usability and flexibility of their latest USV fleet addition, the RTK CEESCOPE™ was selected with the special USV modification including the CEE-LINK™ shore radio module. Working with their UHF base station or CORS corrections, the newest USV configuration eliminates complexity and potential for downtime inherent in their older USV technology. LEARN MORE