DEA Marine Services’ hydrographic surveying capabilities include high-resolution multibeam sonar, single beam sonar, and side scan sonar surveying services. Our survey procedures follow standards set by the USACE, NOAA and IHO for Hydrographic Surveys as well as in-house developed procedures to maximize data quality. We routinely conduct surveys and deliver products exceeding these requirements and are able to customize our methods to meet our clients’ needs.
Marine Services personnel conduct hydrographic operations on a full time basis and are highly trained in all aspects of data acquisition and processing. Senior staff are peer recognized as national leaders in hydrographic sciences and are committed to advancing the profession of hydrography. Examples include: serving on the hydrographer certification board and the NOAA Hydrographic Services Peer Review Panel, authoring and presenting technical papers, and providing peer review and training to federal and local agency hydrographers.
DEA’s Marine Services staff includes Professional Land Surveyors, Professional Engineers, and Hydrographers certified by the National Society of Professional Surveyors and The Hydrographic Society of America (NSPS/THSOA).