Silver Lake Multi-Beam Bathymetry Survey

MBC conducted a week-long bathymetry survey of Silver Lake. The detailed hydrographic survey using a multi-beam sonar provided 100% coverage of the lake bottom,  and adhered to methods and accuracies outlined in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY MANUAL (EM 1110-2-1003, 2013).  After completion of the multi-beam hydrographic survey, MBC prepared and delivered the following items to the client within 30 days of the completion of field surveys:

• Engineering-quality AutoCAD chart of lake bottom elevations
• Digital terrain model (DTM) of lake bottom elevations
• EXCEL file containing a listing of lake bottom elevations and coordinates 
• Capacity curve with EXCEL file of capacity computations at 0.1’ elevation intervals 

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client

El Dorado Irrigation District

service

Surveying Services

location

Silverlake, CA

Surveying Services

Projects

Tycom Fiber Optic Cable Project

A biological survey was conducted to supplement geophysical and geomorphological data for a proposed offshore fiber optic cable route. MBC examined the existing data and proposed supplemental studies and preferred routing.

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San Dieguito Lagoon Surveys

MBC divers surveyed at prescribed intervals for five years to document the success of the transplant. By the third year, both eelgrass coverage and turion density exceeded success criteria.

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