• cover areas forbidden or hard to reach by navigation
• from small (25 km²) to large scale (> 10 000 km²)
• historical archives
• weekly revisit
Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV)
• for shallow waters from 0.1 à 200 m
• sensitive or unfriendly environments
• fast and secure deployment
A better knowledge of shallow waters bathymetry is mandatory to understand the processes which control the evolution of coastal environments and to enable decision making and strategies for an improved coastline management.
Bathymetric data are also important to determine an initial state prior to construction works, near-shore mining extractions or other marine infrastructures (transport, energy) and evaluate their impacts on coastal environments.
In need of an up-to-date bathymetric data? ?
Instantaneous production from existing archived image data
Tasked production on sites where no data are available
Silting of reservoirs, harbours and harbor accesses
Use of USVs (Unmanned Surface Vessels) to produce high resolution bathymetric surveys
Adapted to different environments: coastal and inland waters
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Temporal evolution of your sites of interest
Bathymetric differential: spatial diagnosis of areas in accretion/erosion
Characterization of bottom morphodynamics
Coastal hazards definition and monitoring
Access optimization to harbor infrastructures