RLDA’s Innovative Kayak Surveyor

Although we use a number of larger vessels when performing various hydrographic surveys in deeper waters, we wanted a more effective way to maneuver in shallower bodies. As a result, we developed our Kayak Surveyor, given that kayaks are not only inexpensive and environmentally friendly, but can be used in a variety of depths. As we designed and built our surveyor, we had a number of challenges to overcome. For one, we needed a vessel that could safely transport our sophisticated and costly GPS and compass systems without sinking or capsizing. For this reason

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