Halcrow Uses TatukGIS Developer Kernel for Shoreline Asset Management Solution

April 22, 2009 -- Halcrow, one of the world's leading civil engineering consultancies, has used the TatukGIS Developer Kernel (VCL edition) as the GIS engine for its SANDS (Shoreline And Nearshore Data System) solution for sustainable asset management and analysis. SANDS is a data capture, monitoring and analysis suite developed for use by asset managers, engineers, researchers and scientists, typically involved with the maritime environment, coastal areas and ports etc. Once populated with the appropriate data, e.g., wind, wave and water level data, topographic and hydrographic survey data - SANDS can undertake tidal analysis and prediction, extremes analysis, wind/wave rose plots, sediment transport analysis, joint probability analysis; plus erosion/accretion analysis and area/volumetric analysis.

SANDS can also be used to relate asset values (properties, etc), habitat areas and heritage sites to coastal defenses and the associated flood risk areas to perform risk assessments or determine the most cost effective method of investing maintenance resources. Other key SANDS applications include: centralized data storage and management, data access, asset inspection reports and monitoring, and wave transformation.

SANDS is used internally by Halcrow and externally by independent SANDS users for numerous projects in a number of countries. SANDS clients include the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors (USA), City of Flagler Beach (USA), Department of Marine and Natural Resources (Ireland), Gardline Environmental (UK), Government of Barbados, South of England Regional Coastal Monitoring programs (UK), North West of England Regional Coastal Monitoring program (UK), Environment Agency (UK), Ministry of Works and Transport (Trinidad), Ceylon Fishery Harbor Corporation (Sri Lanka), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (Malaysia), National Hydraulic Research Institute (Malaysia), 31 local authorities in the UK, and the universities of Aberdeen, Nottingham and Plymouth in the UK.

In addition to SANDS, Halcrow's New York City office employs the TatukGIS DK-VCL extensively to create tools and utilities for on-going projects, including an extensive toolbox for use by underwater inspection of urban piers. In addition, CommunityCartography, which is a long-time user of the DK and now completely owned by Halcrow, continues to offer specialized urban mapping tools to the New York City metro region.

Halcrow specializes in the provision of planning, design and management services for infrastructure development, with core interests in the areas of transportation, water, maritime, and property. The Company operates through a network of 80 offices worldwide which, collectively, are responsible for commissions in over 80 countries.

For more information information about about SANDS, refer to: www.halcrow.com/sands

For more about Halcrow, refer to: www.halcrow.com

For more about TatukGIS, refer to: www.tatukgis.com



Read the complete story ...


Review Article Be the first to review this article
SolidCAM - SolidCAM SEE IT LIVE

Featured Video
Jobs
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Mechanical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
Director of Process Engineering. for Tekni-Plex at Toledo, Ohio
Director, Business Development for Kongsberg Geospatial at remote from home, Any State in the USA
Director, Business Development for Kongsberg Geospatial at Ottawa, Canada
Upcoming Events
Montréal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) 2018 at Place Bonaventure Montréal Canada - May 14 - 16, 2018
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise