Technology

BASE Platform provides access to next generation bathymetric data acquired from remotely sensed sources.

For more information on any of these techniques click on the links below.

 

Satellite

Optical Satellite Derived Bathymetry

Uses the colour shift of light going through the water

Satellite

Synthetic Aperture Radar Bathymetry

Based on measuring wave length and deducing depth

Satellite

Altimetry Sourced Bathymetry

Based on changes in gravity affecting sea surface level

 

Depth sounding

Crowd-sourced Bathymetry

Vessels logging position and depth and then uploading data

Hydrodynamic modelling

Hydrodynamic modelling

Correcting for local sea level using numerical models and satellite altimetry

Merged bathymetry

Merged Bathymetry

Combining the best available bathymetry data for a given area