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About Morgan & Eklund

Founded in 1985, Morgan & Eklund, Inc. (M&E) has a 38-year history of providing accurate and reliable hydrographic and geophysical survey services in support of marine and coastal infrastructure projects, beach restoration, and large-scale water management projects. M&E clients include engineering firms, construction contractors, and federal, state, and local government entities involved in these types of projects.

Morgan & Eklund’s clients have included many of Florida’s coastal counties and water management districts, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. We also have had continuing service contracts for topographic and hydrographic surveys with Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade Counties.

M&E is a group of extremely talented professionals who are committed to providing a professional product in a timely fashion. Our staff includes four registered land surveyors, three survey crews and two hydrographic survey crews. Through the integration of personnel and equipment resources with sister company CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), M&E is able to leverage CSA’s capabilities, equipment, and technology to offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary range of survey services. From field data collection to reporting and ongoing data management, M&E focuses on quality and reliability while delivering results on time and within budget.

We own and operate state-of-the-art land and hydrographic survey equipment including RTK/GPS, digital levels, invar rods, bathymetric charting equipment, electronic total stations, and data collectors.

We provide the following services:

  • Hydrographic Surveys – Single Beam, Multibeam, Side Scan Sonar, Sub-bottom Profiles, Magnetometer, ADCP
  • Topographic Surveys – engineering design surveys, automated data collection, digital terrain modeling, canal cross-sections, beach profiles
  • GPS data collection, processing, and management – static, fast static, real-time kinematic (RTK), real-time differential (DGPS). Supported platforms include: GP Survey and Trimble Business Center
  • Computer-Aided Drafting – AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Raster Design, ESRI ArcGIS, MicroStation v. 8i, and Bentley Open Roads Designer
  • Autonomous Remote Surveys – Our Autonomous Remote Survey Services, powered by a growing fleet of custom ASVs, allow M&E clients to directly benefit from this cutting-edge technology
Morgan & Eklund’s Legacy

John Morgan began his Florida career in 1978 at one of the first coastal engineering firms in Florida, heading the hydrographic survey arm of the company. In 1985, John Morgan, with Ron Eklund and David Coggin, established their firm, Morgan & Eklund. Inc (M&E) to service the marine industry with the most reliable and quality surveying and engineering capabilities.

In 2017, M&E was acquired by Continental Shelf Associates (CSA), where John Morgan continued to lead survey services while expanding the business to include geophysical, oceanographic, and metocean survey services. Over the many years of his career, John worked for a broad range of clients including the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, coastal engineering firms, water management districts, and dredging contractors in support of beach projects in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Brevard, Volusia, St. Johns, Okaloosa, Collier, Sarasota and Lee counties.

John Morgan, President of Morgan & Eklund and recognized and admired as a hydrographic surveying expert, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of February 11, 2020. His legacy lives on and all of the employees here at Morgan & Eklund are proud to continue on his vision.

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4909 US Highway 1
Vero Beach, FL 32967