Hydrographic Survey Workflows

Hydrographic surveyors have an important role to play in the function of our marine infrastructure. Our customers demand accurate, comprehensive and reliable nautical charts, and so our tools need to be accurate, reliable and easy to use. Trimble technology is at the forefront of positioning and mapping technology that serves to meet the challenges of our industry.

Trimble guided USV solutions provide:

  • Precise Trimble GNSS positioning and guidance
  • Real-time 2D survey for inspection and identification of obstructions
  • Cost effective method for ad hoc surveys
  • Increased safety and reduced cost—replaces dangerous diver inspection and expensive survey boat time
  • Up to 4.5m/s (14.75fps) performance
  • Two-man portable for easy and rapid mobilization

Trimble solutions include:

  • Flexible GNSS receivers to work under bridges, and tree canopies
  • Positioning for USV for difficult access or unsafe environments