Marine Renewables: Advances in Marine Surveying Techniques

  • Date 15 Mar 2018
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Marine Renewables: Advances in Marine Surveying Techniques

15 Mar 2018, 12:45 - 14:50

South Gallery Room 7 & 8
Language:
English

Chaired by: Dr Zoe Roberts, Senior Metocean Analyst, Vattenfall Wind Power (UK) and Simon Cheeseman, Wave & Tidal Sector Specialist, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Marine surveying is a key aspect of all offshore developments. This session, will conduct an overview of recent advances in surveying techniques, and consider how we might minimise the requirements for extensive surveying, including improved identification of UXO and obstructions to piling and drilling.

Geophysical Classification of UXO for Pre-Installation Surveys in the Marine Environment
Nick Valleau, Market Lead - Near Surface and Marine, Geosoft

Boulder Detection using Ultra High Resolution Seismic Surveying
Andrew Cowlard, Geophysical Consultant, Fugro

Sea Acceptance Trials of PLAT-I Tidal Energy Platform
Dr Penny Jeffcoate, Sustainable Marine Energy

A Three-Frequency Colour Sidescan Sonar System for Monitoring the Seabed at Marine Renewable Installations
Duncan Tamsett, Honorary Senior Research Associate, Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands; Jason McIlvenny, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands; and James Baxter, Product Manager Side Scan, Kongsberg GeoAcoustics Underwater Mapping, Paulo Gois, Kongsberg GeoAcoustics Underwater Mapping; and Benjamin Williamson, Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, University of the Highlands and Islands

Qualitative and Quantitative Post-Installation Disturbance of Geotechnical Properties During Cable and Pipeline Trenching
Justin Dix, Head of Geology & Geophysics Research Group, University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre

New Mode of Deployment of Acoustic Technology for Offshore Wind Installation Monitoring
Moya Cahill, President, PanGeo Subsea

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Programme subject to change

Contributors

  • Simon Cheeseman

    Chairperson

    Wave & Tidal Sector Specialist

    Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

    Simon Cheeseman is an experienced Marine Engineer having worked in both the commercial and public sectors. Simon joined the Offshore Renewable...

  • Dr Zoe Roberts

    Chairperson

    Senior Metocean Analyst

    Vattenfall Wind Power (UK)

    Dr Zoe Roberts, Senior Metocean Analyst at Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd, is responsible for the safe, accurate and efficient delivery of all aspects of...

  • Penny Jeffcoate

    Speaker

    Hydrodynamic Engineer

    Sustainable Marine Energy

    Following a Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering and a PhD in Civil Engineering analysing tidal barrage hydrodynamics, Penny worked at Queen's...

  • Duncan Tamsett

    Speaker

    Associate, Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College

    UHI

    Duncan worked for Kongsberg GeoAcoustics Ltd until Dec 2015 as a geophysicist / software engineer. He is currently working on applications of colour...

  • Justin Dix

    Speaker

    Head of Geology & Geophysics Research Group

    University of Southampton

    Justin Dix is the Head of the Geology and Geophysics Research Group, within Ocean and Earth Science, at the University of Southampton. His research...

  • Nick Valleau

    Speaker

    Market Lead - Near Surface and Marine

    Geosoft

    Nicholas Valleau is a Geological Engineer who has worked mainly in geophysical survey research and software applications for the 30+ years of his...

  • Andrew Cowlard

    Presenter

    Geophysical Consultant

    Fugro

    Over 40 years’ experience in the seismic processing industry in both technical and managerial roles. Currently working as a Geophysical Consultant...

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