Marine Capabilities

Woolpert staffs an innovative and agile team certified hydrographers, professional land surveyors, GIS professionals and technologists. With extensive experience in hydrography and surveying, we have the qualifications and real-world understanding to provide high-quality geospatial and mapping services to a diverse range of industries in both the public and private sectors. We specialize in project planning, data acquisition, processing, mapping and analysis using multiple technologies.

Our goal is to be trusted advisors to our partners by providing expert service and superior quality products that meet project requirements, deadlines and budgets.

We own and operate a full suite of the latest-generation equipment allowing for fast mobilizations and dependable operations. Our survey platforms include in-house designed remotely or autonomous portable craft, custom 21-foot to 44-foot aluminum boats located in the U.S. and Canada, as well as commercial survey platforms from trusted providers and locally sourced vessels of opportunity.

Dave Neff


  • Multibeam bathymetry, snippets and backscatter
  • Side scan sonar
  • Single-beam sonar
  • Scanning sonar imagery and point clouds
  • Vessel-based mobile lidar
  • GNSS and conventional control surveys
  • Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler surveys


  • Reservoir and river surveys
  • Structure condition surveys and inspection
  • Cable and pipeline route surveys
  • Tidal and river current surveys
  • Dredging and marine construction support
  • Tidal datum determination