Affiliated Researchers conducts sub-bottom profiling surveys beneath an inland lake to map sub-terrain conveyance of contaminated groundwater
As part of ongoing groundwater investigations at a former military installation, Affiliated Researchers conducted a
sub-bottom profiling (SBP) survey of the stratigraphy beneath an adjacent inland lake. Affiliate Researchers successfully utilized a high-resolution sub-bottom profiler to survey the clay, sand, and gravel substrates beneath the lake for purposes of mapping the potential conveyance of contaminated groundwater.
For this project, Affiliated Researchers utilized the highest quality sub-bottom profiler system, capable of 5-15 kHz variable chirp frequencies and 3” resolution. This system was able to penetrate to a depth of more than 25’ into the clay, gravel, sand substrates, and provide detailed image-data of the lake bed stratigraphy. These data were compiled to develop digital terrain models of the stratigraphy and to map potential channels of groundwater conveyance.
Affiliated Researchers experience with shallow-water SBP spans a decade of real-world applications with several different types of SBP systems, on numerous projects, under various site conditions throughout the United States.
Since 1990, Affiliated Researchers has become a recognized leader in providing high quality environmental and technical services for municipalities, public utilities, environmental-engineering firms, Fortune 500 companies, energy companies, and the State and Federal agencies to include the DOD, DHS, NOAA, USACE, USCG, USEPA, and USFS.
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Specializing in environmental research, mapping, and reporting, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized advanced water quality monitoring instruments, GPS technology, and hydrographic software to accurately measure and map important water quality parameters within...read more
Affiliated Researchers conducts Vibracore Sediment Sampling, Bathymetric Surveying and Sub-bottom Profiling at Black River
Affiliated Researchers collected sediment samples using vibracore methods, and conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling at Black River in Lorain County, Ohio. The environments at Black River are being restored with funding from the USEPA, USFWS, NOAA,...read more
To provide the best service for our clients, Affiliated Researchers has added a new location in Oahu, Hawaii to better meet the hydrographic and geophysical surveying needs existing throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Affiliated Researchers’ staff are carefully selected...read more
Affiliated Researchers provides Sediment Sampling and Environmental Surveying at the Milwaukee River Area of Concern
As part of the Great Lakes Legacy Act, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was contracted to provide sediment sampling and environmental surveying services at the Milwaukee River Area of Concern for the USEPA Great Lake National Program Office. The sediment sampling and...read more
Affiliated Researchers conducted a bathymetric survey of the cooling-water canal and forebay at a nuclear power station. The bathymetric surveying was needed to provide precision data and an accurate determination of the volume of sediments that had accumulation in...read more
Affiliated Researchers provides Bathymetric and Topographic Surveying Services at a USEPA Area of Concern
As part of the US Great Lakes Legacy Act restoration initiative, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was sub-contracted to conduct single-beam sonar bathymetric and RTK-GPS topographic surveys at the Maumee River Area of Concern, near Toledo, Ohio. These services were critical...read more
Affiliated Researchers provides Sediment Transport and Water Quality Investigation Services at Licking River Kentucky
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provided staff and equipment to support sediment transport and water quality investigations related to the installation of a pipeline crossing at Licking River, Kentucky. These services are important to project engineers and scientist for...read more
Affiliated Researchers Conducts Side-scan and Multi-beam Sonar Surveys at a Municipal Water Intake Structure in Lake Huron
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted side-scan and multi-beam sonar surveys in Lake Huron, to provide project engineers with “as-built” survey data and imagery of the newly constructed municipal water intake structure located 5 miles offshore in Lake Huron, Michigan....read more
Affiliated Researchers Provides Environmental Restoration and Expert Witness Services Regarding an Impacted Wetland Environment
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was retained by legal counsel to conduct comprehensive environmental restoration of an impacted wetland environment in Northeastern Michigan. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) determined there had been unauthorized dredging,...read more
Affiliated Researchers conducts Side-scan, Multi-beam, and Single-beam Sonar Surveys at a US EPA Area of Concern Chicago River, Illinois.
As part of the US Great Lakes Legacy Act restoration initiative, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was sub-contracted to conduct side-scan, multi-beam, and single-beam sonar surveys at the Chicago River, a US EPA Area of Concern in Chicago, Illinois. These services were critical...read more
Affiliated Researchers conducts Vibracore Sediment Sampling at USEPA Area of Concern Clinton River, Michigan
As part of the US Great Lakes Legacy Act restoration initiative, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was sub-contracted to conduct vibracore sediment sampling at the Clinton River, a USEPA Area of Concern in Southeastern Michigan. These services were a critical aspect to support...read more
Affiliated Researchers is an Official Sales Representative for L-3 KLEIN and IXBLUE Hydrographic and Geophysical Products
The companies of L-3 KLEIN and iXBlue are well recognized as industry leaders throughout the world in providing advanced hydrographic and geophysical equipment and software. Because of AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS innovative achievements in the industry, we have been...read more
Bathymetric surveying for calculation storage capacity at public utility retention ponds in Southern Indiana
During August 2015, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS mobilized to Southern Indiana to conduct bathymetric and topographic surveys at 5 retention ponds located adjacent the Ohio River. The surveys were conducted under contract with a major public power company, in order to...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts Multi-beam and Side-scan Hydrographic Surveying in Lake Michigan nearshore Whiting, Indiana As part of a municipal shoreline development project, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam and side-scan hydrographic surveys in Lake...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts Hydrographic, Geophysical, and Magnetic Surveys on the St. James River, Virginia. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provided hydrographic surveying and geophysical surveying services, on the St. James River, at the US Army Garrison Fort Lee Farrar...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts Hydrographic and Geophysical Surveys Offshore the RASA Refineria Petrolera Acajutla, El Salvador. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted hydrographic and magnetometer sonar surveys for Puma Energy, offshore the RASA Refineria Petrolera,...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts Side-scan and Multi-beam Sonar Surveys at USEPA Area of Concern Upper Trenton Channel, Michigan. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted side-scan and multi-beam sonar surveys for the USEPA as part of a restoration project on the Upper Trenton...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts Vibracore Sediment Sampling at USEPA Area of Concern Menominee River, Michigan-Wisconsin. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted vibracore sediment sampling for the USEPA as part of a restoration project on the Menominee River, at the...read more
Multi-beam bathymetry, side-scan, sub-bottom profiling, and substrate characterization, Kalamazoo River, Michigan
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam bathymetric surveying, side-scan surveying, sub-bottom profiling, and substrate characterization as part of a restoration project on the Kalamazoo River, Michigan. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam bathymetric...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts hydrographic and geophysical surveying at USEPA Superfund Site, Rico, Colorado. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling as part of a mine tailings pond restoration project at Rico, Colorado....read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts hydrographic and geophysical surveying on the Erie Canal, New York. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted hydrographic and geophysical surveying as part of a restoration project at a USEPA environmental Area of Concern, on the Seneca-Cayuga...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts bathymetric surveying on the Russian River, Sonoma County, California. The National Marine Fisheries Service of NOAA joined with Sonoma County, non-governmental organizations, and various stakeholders to actively research the ecological...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts water reservoir storage capacity surveying and calculations, Yolo County, California. During October 2012, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric and topographic surveys of a 160 acre reservoir in Yolo County, California to...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts bathymetric surveying and vibracore sediment sampling for NOAA's Russian River salmonid habitat recovery project, Sonoma County, California. The National Marine Fisheries Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducts vibracore sediment sampling at the Grand Calumet River, Indiana. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its vibracore vessel and Rossfelder underwater vibracore system to collect discrete sediment cores from the Grand Calumet River Area of...read more
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS purchased a 16' Alumaweld Work Skiff jet powered boat. To provide safe navigation and assured access through swift and shallow river environments, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS has added to its inventory an Alumaweld 16 foot, jet powered, aluminum work...read more