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The Wave of The Future is Autonomous Marine Coastal Surveys

The Wave of The Future is Autonomous Marine Coastal Surveys

Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASVs) are becoming the tool of choice to gather erosion vs. deposition data, slumping data, and gravitational failure data by marine coastal surveyors. Why? Because ASVs provide greater efficiency and automated precision compared to traditional crewed efforts.

M&E Deploys Advanced Survey System for Aggregate Mining

M&E Deploys Advanced Survey System for Aggregate Mining

Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a hydrographic survey company specializing in nearshore and specialized surveys for ports, harbors, and infrastructure, announced the successful deployment of its new Autonomous Survey Vessel (ASV) service to obtain high resolution multibeam bathymetric data to map and monitor sand and aggregate mining pits. Central Florida is home to vast resources of high-grade sand deposits that is used for beach nourishment and golf course operations throughout the state of Florida.

M&E Deploys Autonomous Survey Vessel on Reef Survey

M&E Deploys Autonomous Survey Vessel on Reef Survey

Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a sister company of CSA Ocean Sciences Inc., is a hydrographic survey company specializing in coastal nearshore mapping of ports, harbors, and infrastructure. M&E today announced the successful completion of a multibeam and side-scan sonar survey to map and monitor an artificial reef offshore Fort Pierce along the Treasure Coast of eastern Florida. A post-construction survey was completed entirely using a SeaRobotics (SR) “Surveyor Class” autonomous surface vessel (ASV). The objective of the survey was to verify seafloor conditions and accurate placement of artificial reefs.

Morgan & Eklund Completes Survey as Part of Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project

Morgan & Eklund Completes Survey as Part of Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project

Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a Florida-based land and hydrographic survey firm, today released details of critical pre-and post-construction surveys for Eastman Aggregate Enterprises LLC, a contractor working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County, of the completed Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project.

Remembering John Morgan

Remembering John Morgan

John Morgan, President of Morgan & Eklund (M&E), passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on the morning of February 11, 2020. John was broadly recognized and admired as a hydrographic surveying expert, who supported FSBPA for his entire 42-year career in Florida. Beyond John’s family, John had many friends and colleagues throughout Florida’s professional coastal community. Those relationships were established over his professional career that began in 1978 and that focused on survey support of beach restoration.

2020 Hurricane Season: The Perfect Storm?

2020 Hurricane Season: The Perfect Storm?

As if 2020 weren’t turbulent enough already, recent reports released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Colorado State University suggest that communities along the U.S. eastern seaboard should brace themselves for more troubling news: both have upgraded their initial forecasts for the Atlantic hurricane season.

Bahamas Search & Recovery Effort, 6 months on

Bahamas Search & Recovery Effort, 6 months on

In late April 2020, the National Hurricane Center released its conclusive report about Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 hurricane that battered the islands in September 2019 with 185mph sustained winds and a 25m storm surge.

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