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BioSonics Technology Deployed at PNNL Marine Sciences Laboratory

This summer, a BioSonics-owned DT-X Automated Monitoring Systems (DT-X AMS) was installed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Marine Sciences Laboratory, in Sequim, Washington, to acquire baseline environmental monitoring data that could assist future research at that location. BioSonics is operating this system … Continue reading

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BioSonics-Visual Habitat (VH2) NOW “FREEWARE”

FREE AND UNLIMITED ACCESS FOR ALL BIOSONICS USERS! We recently announced the release of VH2 with amazing new gridding and mapping tools for aquatic habitat assessment and presentation of information on seagrass, substrate type and bathymetry. VH2 is an easy-to-learn processing software for the quantitative assessment and mapping of aquatic … Continue reading

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BioSonics Visual Acquisition Software with VisAcq AutoTrack

Be sure you have the latest version of Visual Acquisition, BioSonics data acquisition and playback software.  Take advantage of key upgrades and important new functionality! VisAcq AutoTrack is a standard feature within Visual Acquisition 6.2 – that’s right, it’s FREE – NO LICENSE KEY REQUIRED! As … Continue reading

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BioSonics and Ping DSP Sonar Technologies Combine for Seagrass Surveys

Check out the article on Marine Technology News! Two sonar manufacturers from the Pacific Northwest have joined forces in a cooperative effort aimed at improving efficiencies in aquatic habitat mapping. Seattle-based BioSonics Inc., and Ping DSP, with headquarters located in … Continue reading

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Comparison of New Software for Rapid, Automated Processing of Hydroacoustic Data for Fisheries Related Applications fisheries related applications

E. Munday, B. Moore, J. Dawson, M. Burger – BioSonics, Inc., Seattle WA, USA Abstract  A new processing utility added to BioSonics Visual Acquisition (VisAcq) software was evaluated to determine its relative efficiency and accuracy as a means to rapidly … Continue reading

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Specialized Tools for Biological Assessment Using Split Beam Hydroacoustics

Eric Munday, Tim Acker, James Dawson     INTRODUCTION Split beam echosounders are a standard instrument of scientific fisheries acoustics.  To augment the information gained from mobile hydroacoustic surveys, researchers have developed innovative methods, devices, and platforms to deploy split … Continue reading

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Evaluation of a New Hydroacoustic Substrate Classification System for Oyster Reef Mapping in Galveston Bay, Texas

W. Rodney, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Galveston, TX, USAE. Munday, BioSonics, Inc., Seattle WA, USA   Abstract  A new hydroacoustic processing software (BioSonics Visual Habitat) for the rapid assessment and mapping of various substrate types (sand, cobble, mud, etc.) … Continue reading

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