This course provides USACE policy and guidance for acquisition, calibration, quality control, and quality assurance of multi-beam survey systems used on deep-draft navigation, flood control, and charting projects. Instructions for operating specific multi-beam systems, or the acquisition, processing, and editing of data from these systems, are found in manufacturer’s operating manuals and software processing manuals specific to the systems employed (from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
- Principles of operation of multibeam sonar systems
- USACE multibeam policies, procedures and applications
- Quality control and assurance procedures for multibeam systems
- Bin sizes and depth selection for USACE navigation surveys
Professional Development Hours: 5