Page 18: of Marine Technology Magazine (June 2019)

Hydrographic Survey: Single & Multibeam Sonar

Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of June 2019 Marine Technology Magazine

Tech Notes Canada


Specialist Acoustic Components

By Tom Mulligan artmouth, Nova Scotia based acoustics spe- Components designed and manufactured by the company cialist company GeoSpectrum Technologies are tested with a range of on-site equipment to ensure these

Inc, a producer of underwater acoustic trans- meet customer requirements: this equipment includes pres- ducers and systems, has been in operation for sure and environmental chambers and NIST-traceable cali-

D more than 20 years, supplying hydrophones bration equipment, and the company has a production facil- and sound projectors to a range of customers in the marine ity capable of manufacturing more than 1000 hydrophones and oceanography sectors, as well as providing consultancy a day.

services on acoustic systems integration and test procedures. GeoSpectrum’s wide-band omnidirectional hydrophones

End-user sectors include defense and homeland security, include an integral, low-noise voltage- or current-signalling oil & gas, and environmental services. As well as standard preampli? er and can be con? gured to operate over customer- products, GeoSpectrum can also provide customized prod- de? ned bandwidths with required sensitivity and also allow ucts and is particularly recognized as a leading provider of for customizable gain. In addition, the depth rating for each systems for the marine mammal monitoring and ocean ob- hydrophone can be tailored to meet speci? c requirements to servation sectors. meet shallow- to deep-water requirements.

Photo: GeoSpectrum Technologies.

Deployment of a C-BASS VLF sound projector: a recent product launch from GeoSpectrum Tech- nologies that ful? ls a range of operational roles for the marine sector.

June 2019 18


MTR #5 (18-33).indd 18 5/24/2019 9:57:42 AM

Marine Technology

Marine Technology Reporter is the world's largest audited subsea industry publication serving the offshore energy, subsea defense and scientific communities.