2016 PROJECTS

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was contracted by legal counsel to conduct environmental investigations and provide expert testimony in response to legal actions from the US NRCS concerning the effects of farming activities upon wetlands environments.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted water quality mapping with GPS-enabled water quality sensors at Wixom Reservoir on the Tittabawassee River, Michigan, as part of FERC licensing requirements.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam bathymetric surveying with RTK-GPS equipment at Lake Templene, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam bathymetric and topographic surveyingas part of a remedial design requirementsat Otter Creek and its confluence with the Maumee River Area of Concern, Toledo, Ohio.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sediment sampling, bathymetric surveying, sub-bottom profiling, land features surveying using RTK-GPS equipment as part of remedial design requirements at the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted water quality monitoring investigations at Edenville, Secord, and Smallwood Impoundments on the Tittabawassee River, Michigan, as part of FERC licensing requirements.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam bathymetric surveying, sub-bottom profiling, sediment analysis, RTK-GPS surveying, and sediment volumetric calculation, as part of pre-dredging investigations for the City of Kettering, Ohio.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted vibracore sediment sampling and RTK-GPS surveying at Lake George and Lake Louise (Kinnickinnic River), River Falls, Wisconsin as part of a dam removal project.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provided RTK-GPS surveying at to support sediment sampling at the Menomonee River, within the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern, Milwaukee, Wisconsin as part of remedial design requirements.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted pre- and post-construction bathymetric surveying, dredge volume calculations, water quality sampling, and sediment transport investigations on the Licking River, Kentucky, as part of a USFWS Habitat Conservation Plan for the conservation of endangered mussels.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam bathymetric surveying, RTK-GPS topographic surveying, and sediment volume calculations at the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station, Ohio.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam and side-scan sonar surveying of municipal water intake and outflow structures in Lake Huron, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sediment sampling using vibracore and ponar sampling methods, and RTK-GPS surveying methods at the Detroit River Area of Concern, Michigan, as part of remedial design requirements.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technician conducted wetland investigations to monitor the status of several wetland mitigation sites, Bay City, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provide environmental consulting, and conducted environmental restoration, monitoring, and reporting services as part of a wetland restorations project in Harrisville, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technicians conducted environmental investigations, wetland delineation, environmental restoration, topographic surveying, floodplain investigations, and environmental consulting and permitting, East Tawas, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technician conducted a wetland delineation and topographic surveying as part of an environmental restoration project in Kawkawlin, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technician conducted a wetland determination and consulting services as part of a proposed residential development in Midland, Michigan.

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technician conducted a wetland determination and environmental consulting services as part of a proposed residential development along the Tittabawassee River, Michigan.

2015

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted pre- and post-dredge bathymetric surveying, dredge volume calculations, multi-beam bathymetric surveying and side-scan sonar geophysical surveying as part of a restoration project at a USEPA environmental Area of Concern, on the Seneca-Cayuga Canal (Erie Canal).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam sonar bathymetric surveying, side-scan sonar geophysical surveying, and mobile LiDAR surveying at the Whiting Lakefront Park, Whiting, Indiana.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted vibracore sediment sampling at the Houghton Lake Flat Dredge project, Houghton Lake, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam bathymetric surveying and sediment volumetric calculation at four storage ponds at the FB Culley Generating Station and AB Brown Generating Station, Indiana.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted vibracore and ponar sediment sampling collection and RTK-GPS surveying at the Lower Clinton River, Clinton Area of Concern, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying with sub-bottom profiling services at Monguagon Creek and Upper Trenton Channel (MCUTC) Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam sonar bathymetric surveying, side-scan sonar geophysical surveying, single-beam bathymetric surveying and RTK-GPS surveying in portions of the South Branch of the Chicago River (South Branch), the Chicago Sanitary and Shipping Canal (CSSC), and the South Fork of the South Branch of the Chicago River (Bubbly Creek) in Chicago, Illinois.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted vibracore sediment sampling and RTK-GPS surveying at Monguagon Creek, Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technician conducted environmental restoration, monitoring, and reporting at wetland mitigation sites, Bay City, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted environmental restoration, monitoring, and reporting services as part of a wetland violation case, Harrisville, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS certified Wetland Scientist and GPS Technician conducted a wetland delineation for a commercial development in Midland, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted an Environmental Inventory to verification type, quantity and quality of “significant natural resources” for the Oscoda Beach Park Property Acquisition, Oscoda.
 

2014

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted pre- and post-dredge bathymetric surveying, dredge volume calculations, and side-scan sonar geophysical surveying as part of a restoration project at a USEPA environmental Area of Concern, on the Seneca-Cayuga Canal (Erie Canal).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted magnetomer surveys, side-scan sonar geophysical survey, and multi-beam sonar bathymetric surveys as part of remedial investigation for the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Lee Military Munitions Response Program at Farrar Island Munitions Response Site.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted side-scan sonar geophysical surveys, multi-beam sonar bathymetic surveys, sub-bottom profiling surveys, magnetometer surveys, and ocean floor sediment sampling offshore the Refineria Petrolera.
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted pre- and post-dredge bathymetry surveying, and dredge volume calculations at the Menominee River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam sonar bathymetric surveying, and side-scan sonar geophysical surveying at Upper Trenton Channel, Detroit Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted a sub-bottom profiling pilot study to determine if historically dredged areas on the Ohio River could be mapped.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provided field and technical support for the Enbridge oil spill, Kalamazoo River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted vibracore sediment sampling and RTK-GPS surveying at Swan Creek, Maumee River Area of Concern.
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted underwater vibracore sediment sampling and RTK-GPS surveying at Grand Calumet River, Grand Calumet River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted underwater vibracore sediment sampling and RTK-GPS surveying at Thomson Reservoir and Scanlon Reservoir, St. Louis River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted underwater vibracore sediment sampling and RTK-GPS surveying at Crawford Creek & Nemadji River, St. Louis River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bio-habitat and bio-uptake studies, and aquatic invertebrate investigations at Crawford Creek & Nemadji River, St. Louis River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ degreed Botanist, Certified Wetlands Scientist, and GPS Technicians conducted a wetland delineation for the Tawas Area Schools.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ Certified Wetlands Scientist and GPS Technicians conducted environmental restoration, monitoring, and reporting at wetland mitigation sites.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ conducted GPS mapping and environmental restoration services as part of a wetland violation case.
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted acoustic Doppler current profiling (ADCP) investigations and consulting services as part of a FERC hydroelectric power relicensing, on the Tittabawasse River.
 

2013

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam and side-scan hydrographic surveying, single-beam bathymetric surveying, sub-bottom profiling, and substrate mapping at Trowbridge Dam, Kalamazoo River, Kalamazoo River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS was selected by the National Marine Fisheries Service of NOAA and the County of Sonoma, California to provide hydrographic-hydrologic surveying services towards a salmon habitat restoration program on 7.5 miles of the Russian River (Sonoma County). AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its jet-drive survey vessel, and its advanced single-beam surveying equipment and software to collect more than 300,000 precise hydrographic-hydrologic data sets.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted hydrographic and geophysical surveying as part of a restoration project at a USEPA environmental Area of Concern, on the Seneca-Cayuga Canal (Erie Canal), New York. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ surveying services were a critical aspect toward the engineering, dredging design, and environmental restoration of these historical Section 10 Waters.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric survey and sub-bottom profiling as part of the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office restoration of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ surveying services were a critical aspect toward the engineering, dredging, and environmental restoration of this Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling as part of a mine tailings pond restoration project at Rico, Colorado. AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS surveying services were a critical aspect towards the engineering, dredging, and environmental restoration of this USEPA Superfund site.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provided technical staffing and logistical support for the US EPA START Program, at the Enbridge oil spill Area of Concern, Kalamazoo River.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ degreed Botanist and GPS Technician conducted an environmental survey of protected and invasive species, for the US Forest Service on over 350 acres of the Huron-Manistee National Forest, Michigan.
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ degreed Botanist and GPS Technician conducted an environmental survey of a State protected aquatic species, for a private lake association, on Tawas Lake.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ Certified Wetlands Scientists conducted environmental restoration, monitoring, and reporting at a wetlands mitigation site.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ degreed Botanist and GPS Technician conducted an environmental survey of a State protected aquatic species, for a private lake association, on Tawas Lake.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its shallow-water vibracore vessel, RTK-GPS survey equipment, and trained Technicians to collect discrete sediment core and grab samples, for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Menominee River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted a single-beam, pre-dredge bathymetric survey for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the White Lake Tannery Bay Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted environmental water quality consulting services for Boyce Hydro Power Company on the Tittabawasse River, Gladwin and Midland Counties, Michigan. Consulting services provided by AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS included water quality investigation methods and design, data review and compiling, and reporting. Utilizing advanced GPS-enabled water quality sensor technology, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS also surveyed the hydroelectric project reservoirs, continuously collecting thousands of in situ water quality parameter data, and developing accurate contour drawings of dissolved oxygen and nitrate concentrations.
 

2012

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam, post-dredge bathymetric surveys and dredge volume calculations for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Lake Muskegon Area of Concern.
 
As part of a NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service environmental restoration project, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted a single-beam bathymetric survey at the Black River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted topographic and land features surveying for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Sheboygan River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS provided technical staffing and logistical support for the US EPA START Program, at the Enbridge oil spill Area of Concern, Kalamazoo River.
 
As part of the McLaughlin Mine environmental reclamation program, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying at the 135 acre Tailings Pond and the 15 acre North Pit in California.
 
As part of a NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service environmental restoration project, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted a topographic and land features survey at the Black River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS‘ Certified Wetlands Scientists conducted environmental monitoring and reporting for a 3 acre wetlands mitigation site.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam bathymetric surveying and side-scan hydrographic surveying for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Sheboygan River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted underwater vibracoring to collect discrete sediment sample cores for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted a magnetometer survey for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS developed, constructed, and installed in-stream piezometers to measure groundwater movement for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted underwater vibracoring to collect discrete sediment sample cores for a US EPA Superfund project at the Fox River Superfund site.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric and topographic surveys of a 160 acre reservoir in Yolo County, California to calculate its maximum water storage capacity and the volume of accumulated sediments.
 
As part of a NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service feasibility program to restore critical habitat for threatened and endangered Pacific Salmonids, AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single-beam and multi-beam bathymetric surveying, vibracore sediment sampling, and water quality sampling at several off-channel gravel ponds of the Russian River.
 

2011

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single beam post-dredge bathymetric surveys and volume calculations for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Lake Muskegon Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS compiled LiDAR and hydrographic data for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, for the Lower Rouge River Old Channel (Detroit River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multi-beam bathymetric surveying, sub-bottom profiling, and side-scan surveying for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Buffalo River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling for the US EPA using at Smokes Creek Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sediment core sampling using vibracore vessel and equipment for the USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at Long Pond (Rochester Embayment Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sediment core sampling using vibracore vessel and equipment, for the USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at Smokes Creek (Niagara River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multibeam, side scan, and single beam pre-dredge bathymetric surveys for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Lake Muskegon Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted substrate definition hydrographic survey for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Lake Muskegon Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted substrate definition hydrographic survey pilot study for the US EPA at the Enbridge oil spill Area of Concern, Kalamazoo River.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sediment sampling using its shallow-water vibracore vessel and equipment for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office at the Maumee River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric and topographic surveying, and sub-bottom profiling for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office at the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted acoustic Doppler profiling for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office at the Lower Rouge River Old Channel (Detroit River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS deployed and monitored streambed sediment traps to assist in sediment transport studies for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office at the Lower Rouge River Old Channel (Detroit River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted single beam bathymetric survey for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at Black River Area of Concern.
 

2010

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted multibeam, side scan, and single beam bathymetric surveys for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Lower Rouge River Old Channel (Detroit River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sub-bottom profiling surveying for US EPA at Lower Rouge River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted substrate definition hydrographic survey for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Lower Rouge River Old Channel (Detroit River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS developed 3-D visualization project database for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, for the Lower Rouge River Old Channel (Detroit River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted aquatic invertebrate investigations for US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at Duck and Otter Creeks (Maumee River).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at Smokes Creek (Niagara River Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling for the Arizona Power Service as part of the FERC licensing requirements.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying for Consumers Energy Company, at the 1000 acre Tippy Reservoir, Manistee County, Michigan, as part of a FERC licensing requirements.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted sediment core samples using its shallow-water vibracore vessel and equipment for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the St. Louis Bay Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted bathymetric surveying and sub-bottom profiling for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at Long Pond (Rochester Area of Concern).
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS conducted water quality monitoring as part of FERC licensing requirements for Consumer Energy Company, at 11 impoundments and 19 riverine stations on the AuSable River, Manistee River, and Muskegon River, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its shallow-water vibracore vessel to collect sediment core samples for the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, at the Manistique River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its shallow-water vibracore vessel to collect large volumes of sediment samples, assisting the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office with sediment characteristic investigations at the Torch Lake Area of Concern, Deer Lake Area of Concern, Manistique River Area of Concern, and Muskegon Lake Area of Concern, Michigan.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its shallow-water vibracore vessel to collect large volumes of sediment samples, assisting the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office with sediment characteristic investigations at the Maumee River Area of Concern.
 
AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS utilized its shallow-water vibracore vessel to collect large volumes of sediment samples, assisting the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office with sediment characteristic investigations at the Grand Calumet Area of Concern.