Lake Marion

image of Hydrographic river survey in Lake Marion




Polk County, Fl


  • Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Vibecore Sub-bottom Sampling
  • Registered Land Surveyors
  • Side-scan and Sub-bottom Sonar
  • Airboats, Jon boats, Marsh Buggy
  • Discharge Velocities

Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc. was selected by URS and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission to survey Lake Marion in Polk County, Florida. The survey consisted of accurately mapping lake bottoms and sub-bottoms through submerged vegetation using a variety of devices including DGPS, dual frequency sonar sounders, ground penetrating radar and sampling systems including grab and tube samplers. The goal of the project was to determine quantities of decayed vegetation and sediments to be excavated by dredging. The project was performed on time and under budget.

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