Working in the Pacific and Indian Oceans anywhere near the equator presents its own challenges. The heat and humidity play havoc with personnel and equipment. Seeking shelter or protecting yourself from the sun while conducting small boat and foreshore topographic surveys is essential if you are working long hours. The local flora and fauna can prove provide their own challenges. These large Palm Spiders in the Seychelles are 15cm across and while not poisonous do give the unwary visitor a nasty shock when surveying in dense bush along the coastal margins. They don't tell you about this at survey school!
Hydrographic surveyHydrographic surveyorsLINZSurveyBathymetryErosion monitoringHydrographic surveyingHydrographyMultibeam Echo Sounders3D fly-throughsAustralasian hydrographic societyBackscatterCareerConferenceMarine science surveyMarlborough District CouncilNIWAQueen charlotte soundRemotely operated vesselsRiversRowing, sponsorship, DMLSponsorship, junior world surfing championships#locals#people#survey20kmAid, support, pacific, fijiAquacultureAucklandAuckland Harbour BridgeAward for Hydrographic SurveyingBakeryBathymetric imagesBay of plentyBridge maintenanceBruce WallenCape CampbellCapture once use manyCommunity EngagementCross sectionsDMLDML completes Tawharanui Coastal ChallengeDredgingEarthquakeEnduranceEstuaryFlood plainFloodingFundraiserGraduateGreg coxHectors dolphinsHelicopterHydro18HydrographicIX SurveyJet skiJobKaikouraLand Information New ZealandLaserLaser scanning super structuresMapping, marlborough sounds, seafloor, scienceMarathonMarina developmentsMarine scientistsMbesMBES and laser scanningMeasurement of under keel clearanceMobile laser scannerMonitoring erosion around infrastructureMonitoring road subsidenceNautical charting surveyNew Jobs OpotikiNew zealandOtago universityPelorus SoundPersaverancePiesPoint cloudPondPort DevelopmentProcessingRadio controlled vesselRescueRiver cross section surveySamoaScannerSchoolcampsScienceScouring around bridge pylonsSea floorSensorSiltationSingle beam echo sounderSituation vacantSpecialist hydrographic servicesSponsorshippolicyStudentSubmerged infrastructureSubmerged infrastructure maintenanceSurveying bridgesSurveyorSwimSydneyTalentTide gaugeTourism New ZealandVesselWater columnWater New ZealandWater QualityWebinarWorld Hydrography Day 2019