The HydroSurveyorTM is a system designed to collect bathymetric, water column velocity profile, and acoustic bottom tracking data as part of a hydrographic survey. The two key components of the system are the HydroSurveyor Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) platform, and the powerful, yet user-friendly, data collection software.
Flexible and Fast.
Water sound speed corrections are interpolated in both space and time with the fully integrated CastAway-CTD.
Full water column velocity mapping, 5-beam depth sounding and acoustic bottom tracking (for speed over ground when GPS is lost) provide comprehensive data for a complete solution with a single package.
With built-in automatic data gridding and interpolation, even intricate surveys will not require specialized complex software, saving you time and money.
• Sound speed integration and interpolation (with CastAway-CTD)
• Speed over ground (Acoustic Bottom Tracking)
• 5-beam depth soundings (50° swath)
• Water column velocity (currents) mapping
• Automatic data gridding and interpolation
• 360° compass and two-axis tilt sensor
• Interface for customer-supplied GPS and/or heading sensor
• Upgrade for existing RiverSurveyor M9 systems
• SonTek RTK GPS or DGPS
• Delrin/aluminum boat mount
• Bluetooth/spread spectrum telemetry
|Range||0.2m to 80m||0.2m to 40m|
|Depth — Accuracy||
0.02m (sound speed corrected)
|Depth — Resolution||0.001m|
|Profiling Range — Distance||0.06m to 40m|
|Profiling Range — Velocity||± 10 m/s|
|Velocity — Accuracy||Up to ± 0.25%, ± 0.2 cm/s|
|Velocity — Resolution||0.001 m/s|
|Number of Cells||Up to 128|
|Cell Size||0.02m to 4m|
|Acoustic Bottom Tracking — Range||± 10 m/s|
|Acoustic Bottom Tracking — Altitude||0.2 – 40m|
|SonTek RTK GPS — Horizontal Precision (Repeatability)||<0.03m|
|SonTek DGPS — SBAS GPS Horizontal Accuracy||<1.0m|
|Transducer Configuration||8-beam Janus (4 x 1MHz; 4 x 3MHz) and 1 Vertical Beam (0.5 MHz)|
|Temperature Sensor — Resolution||± 0.01°C|
|Temperature Sensor — Accuracy||± 0.1°C|
|Compass — Type||Solid State type, with Built-in Inclinometer|
|Compass — Range||Full 360°|
|Compass — Heading Accuracy||± 2°|
|Compass — Tilt Accuracy||± 1°|
|Operating Temperature||-5°C to 45°C|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 70°C|