MTS/Stockton University Stay Connected Summer Series
Hosted by Stockton University, the New Jersey MTS Student Section and the MTS leadership, this program will be a student-centered series of presentations and discussion by industry professionals, academia researchers and software developers, on the tools, techniques, and applications for future hydrographers. Each session will provide a Q&A period and a chance for students to engage with professionals in the field of hydrography.
#6) Building Blocks for Hydrographic Surveys
Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST)
This session will focus on the necessary building blocks to conduct a comprehensive hydrographic survey. The concepts to cover will include, understanding the technology and networking requirements, principles of geodetics and positioning, the basics of acoustics, and knowledge of hardware specifications. We will also cover data interpretation and how surveyors must use artistic principles to convey meaningful results to clients using the available third-party software suites.
Mr. Damon Wolfe is the founder and Director of ECHO81, LLC. Damon began his career in the hydrographic industry with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Jacksonville, Florida. He served as the technical lead for a variety of surveying and remote sensing projects gaining expertise in hydrographic, topographic, and geodetic surveying and photogrammetry. Wolfe oversees all business aspects of ECHO81, providing exceptional and innovative solutions and services to the hydrographic community.