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ARCboat widens its image

Posted: 05-Aug-2019

HR Wallingford has been working in collaboration with ITER Systems to trial its Bathyswath-2 swath sonar system on HR Wallingford’s remotely-controlled survey vessel, the ARCboat. The swath sonar - deployed on the ARCboat - allowed a wide area of the River Thames bathymetry to be mapped in a single pass, compiling a detailed picture of the morphology and depth profile of the river bed. Continue reading ›

Bayonet GPE overtopping – a modelling tool at the cutting-edge of coastal engineering

Posted: 10-Jul-2019


Bayonet GPE – the free online overtopping tool developed at HR Wallingford – is now live for coastal engineers at www.overtopping.co.uk. The tool builds on more than three decades of computer modelling in the field, and employs sophisticated statistical modelling to predict overtopping with a wider range of information than ever before. Continue reading ›

Geography students' visit is in Oxford Mail

Posted: 04-Jul-2019

The Oxford Mail covered a visit by GCSE students from Icknield Community College which linked to their geography studies and showed them how engineers and scientists work with water. The visit was part of our commitment to collaborate by sharing our exceptional facilities to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future. Read the article on the Oxford Mail's website.  Continue reading ›

Book launch features sustainable dredging authors

Posted: 18-Jun-2019

dredging for sustainable infrastructureMark Lee and Dr Jeremy Spearman, technical directors at HR Wallingford, will be speaking on 20 June at the official UK launch of CEDA-IADC’s Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure publication.  Continue reading ›

CIWEM fellowship for Dr Paul Samuels

Posted: 10-Jun-2019

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