The Survey Boat Arrives at​ Kona

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The Huki Pono marine survey boat. ‘Huki Pono’ means ‘pull correctly’.

The Huki Pono marine survey boat operated by Sea Engineering Inc. has arrived safely today to the Honokohau harbor at Kona after 1.5 days of transit from Honolulu. The Huki Pono is a 43-foot twin screw survey boat, equipped with a Trimble SPS461 GPS, MarineStar satellite-based augmentation (SBAS) and Hypack survey software for high-precision navigation.

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Marine CSEM Survey Preparations

We are in our final preparations for this marine CSEM survey that will start on September 6th and run until September 16th. This 2nd generation design of the Porpoise receivers will be used for the first time in this project.

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Porpoise receiver bench-test at the EM laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.