05/31/2019 - Depth change in lakes and ponds: easy monitoring solutions
By Ray Valley Aquatic Biologist and BioBase Product Expert One of BioBase’s strengths is its simplicity. You don’t need an advanced engineering degree in hydrography to make a high quality bathymetric map with an off-the-shelf sonar device. If you have your transducer installed correctly, settings correct on your Lowrance, and achieve good coverage on your … Continue reading "Depth change in lakes and ponds: easy monitoring solutions"
04/11/2019 - BioBase EcoSound Composition (Hardness) Algorithm: More details!
The centralized nature of BioBase (biobasemaps.com) cloud technologies coupled with sophisticated, yet low-cost consumer electronics like Lowrance or Simrad depth sounders/chartplotters have created fertile grounds for developing, testing, and verifying algorithms for typing aquatic environments. The more users upload from a greater range of systems, the more refined algorithms can become addressing a wider range … Continue reading "BioBase EcoSound Composition (Hardness) Algorithm: More details!"
02/14/2019 - New BioBase Website including new DIY GIS tutorials
We’re excited to announce the launch of the new biobasemaps.com website! You’ll find an image-rich professional look and feel as well as information segmentation into solutions and features that speak directly to the markets we serve (Aquatic Plants, Fisheries, Water Resources, Private Ponds, Coastal). New visitors to biobasemaps.com will also see more information about our … Continue reading "New BioBase Website including new DIY GIS tutorials"
01/03/2019 - Networking 3rd Party GPS/GNSS into Lowrance
Ray Valley Aquatic Biologist and BioBase Product Expert I frequently get inquiries from current and prospective BioBase users about the accuracy of consumer-grade Lowrance GPS and whether survey-grade 3rd party receivers capable of differential correction (DGPS) or receiving positions from multiple satellite constellations (Global Navigation Satellite System – GNSS) could be used with Lowrance and … Continue reading "Networking 3rd Party GPS/GNSS into Lowrance"