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Research project: GeoData Institute

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The GeoData Institute specialises in providing integrated environmental research and consultancy, which emphasises the cross-disciplinary nature of environmental science and digital data handling. The Institute works closely with colleagues within the University of Southampton; one of UK’s leading maritime and marine research organisation.

GeoData has developed a strong expertise in all stages of the assessment and strategic planning for the coastal and marine sector. This includes data capture and survey, data management and presentation. Our activities cover a wide range of the marine and coastal sector, from policy and strategy development consultancy, through to site assessments and consultation programmes.

Our Marine and Coastal capabilities include:

  • Strategic data specifications
  • Marine GIS data capture (historic trend analysis) and data conversion
  • Database development and spatial geodatabases
  • Metadata creation and file management
  • Survey, GIS and remote sensing
  • Marine, coastal and terrestrial EIA, SEA, AA, REA
  • Marine biotope and environmental sensitivity mapping
  • Maritime data management
  • IT Project Management
  • Software Architecture Design and Engineering
  • Marine and Coastal GIS training and support
  • Web-GIS and online marine data systems
  • Near real-time data management and graphing – communications systems
  • Real-time data integration and alert systems
  • Sensors and sensor networks
  • Business Analysis and Audit
  • Cartographic, graphic design and photographic services

Marine sectors include:

  • Offshore Renewables
  • Marine Aggregates
  • Oil and Gas
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Coastal and Shoreline Defence
  • Ports and shipping
  • Government Agencies (Defra / MFA etc)

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