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  1. A Glimpse into the Life at ECHO81

    R2Sonic is excited to feature this blog from Lisa Brisson, a Senior Systems Engineer at ECHO81, a provider of hydrographic equipment and consulting services. Lisa provides a look into what it’s like to be a Systems Engineer and Survey Equipment expert in the field of Hydrography. Read on to get a glimpse into her typical…

  2. MultiSpectral Mode™ Survey Capability.

    R2Sonic has added MultiSpectral Mode™ survey capability, an innovation allowing R2Sonic systems to collect backscatter data at multiple frequencies in a single pass, with one vessel and one sonar system. Multi-frequency backscatter is an active area of research and promises great results in the area of bottom classification. At GeoHab 2016, in May, Dr. Jonathan…

  3. Echo81 is R2Sonic’s new value added reseller for the Americas region.

    R2Sonic is pleased to announce Echo81, LLC as R2Sonic’s new value added reseller for the Americas. ECHO81 (Equipment and Consulting for Hydrographic Operations) brings a wealth of survey and support experience to the R2Sonic team as a solutions provider in the marine industry. Damon A. Wolfe, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, is…

  4. Swathe Services to run HYPACK and HYSWEEP Multi-Beam Sonar Training Week in September 2016.

    Swathe Services have recently announced that they will be running their annual HYPACK and HYSWEEP multi-beam sonar training course from Monday, 19th September, to Friday, 23rd September 2016. This course is open to surveyors that would like to receive comprehensive training in installation, calibration, data acquisition and post-processing. Delegates will spend time learning practical skills…

  5. Geomatics World: “The Challenges of Shallow Water Hydrographic Surveying”

    Kate Rowlatt and James Williams discuss the Canals & Rivers Trust shallow draft MBES survey vessel in their article “The challenges of shallow water hydrographic surveying” in the Geomatics World publication using the Sonic 2020.

  6. R2Sonic multibeam echo sounders used in search for Franklin expedition vessel HMS Terror.

    In 2015, Parks Canada embarked on The Franklin Expedition: Mission Erebus and Terror 2015. R2Sonic’s 2022 (on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Canadian Hydrographic Service), 2024-UHR (on the Parks Canada survey vessel Investigator) and 2026 multi beam echo sounder, (on the Royal Canadian Navys HMCS Moncton), were used in…

  7. Geomarine is new distributor for Italy & Mediterranean region.

    R2Sonic is pleased to announce the appointment of Geomarine S.r.l as the new R2Sonic distributor for Italy & Mediterranean region. Established in 1997, Geomarine S.r.l, as part of DIMMS Group, provides technical support for a wide variety of state-of-the-art offshore and hydrographic equipment, supported by highly-qualified specialized technicians keen to meet clients requirements and needs….

  8. Port of London Authority integrates 2024 on their new Hydrographic Survey Vessel Maplin.

    R2Sonic and Swathe Services Ltd UK are pleased to announce Port of London Authority successful integration of the latest R2Sonic Sonic 2024 wideband high resolution multibeam echosounder onboard their new hydrographic survey vessel Maplin, recently delivered by Essex based CTruk Boats Ltd. The Sonic 2024 system provides the widest selectable frequency selections of any shallow…

  9. R2Sonic participates in Normandy survey.

    2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Allied landings on the beaches of Normandy – better known as D-Day. The vast naval operation resulted in many vessels being sunk by mines, enemy fire or submarines. A large scale hydrographic survey was organized to map and document the state of those wrecks in the late summer…

  10. Mike Brissette joins R2Sonic as Technical Sales Engineer

    R2Sonic is pleased to announce Mike Brissette has joined R2Sonic as Technical Sales Engineer for the Americas region. Mike Brissette’s formal sonar training includes 20 years in the Canadian Navy, where he specialized in hydrography on Canada’s West Coast, a Masters of Survey Engineering degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Bachelor of…

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