Sea Surveyor, Inc
MARINE SURVEYS
SINCE 1985

 

 

Precision marine surveys for the engineering community

 

 

Thailand


Ocean Outfall Design Study

 

Client: Bechtel Corporation

Completion Date: 1991

Contract Value: $85K

Canoe

Local Canoe used for Surveying.

 

 

Sea Surveyor conducted a complex 1-year oceanographic investigation along the southeast coast of Thailand. Our oceanographic data was used to design an ocean intake/outfall structure for a Japanese-owned aquaculture farm. Our survey characterized the oceanographic conditions immediately before and after the monsoon season. The data collected during the oceanographic investigation included:

• Plume dye studies and drogue tracking along 70 km of the Thailand coastline.

• Steady-state dye studies using existing ocean outfall structures.

• 1-year current monitoring using InterOcean S-4 current meters.

• 1-year tide monitoring to establish mean sea level.

• Beach profiles along 24 transects spaced at 1-mile intervals along shore.

• Sediment sampling near location of proposed intake structures.

PDYE

Results from Drogue and Patch Dye Study.

 

 

Dye Study

Results from Steady-State Dye Study.

 

 

 

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