Alpine’s Plume Mapping Services provide a specialized oceanographic and environmental tool which can be highly useful to our client’s project needs.

Plume Mapping Techniques

  • Rhodamine WT Dye Tracing (Metered Injection and Batch Release)
  • Direct Mapping of Water Quality Parameters such as Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, Salinity, and Turbidity
  • Optical and Acoustic Backscatter
  • Integrated Sensor Arrays
  • ADCP Mapping of both Current Velocity and Sediment in the Water Column.

Plume Mapping Applications:

  • Thermal Discharge
  • NPDES/SDS Permitting   
  • Leak Detection
  • Modelling Support
  • X,Y,Z,T Measurement Studies
  • Suspended Sediment Studies
  • Large Scale Sediment Transport Studies
  • Real Time Tracking of Turbidity Plumes

Did you know?

Alpine has 50 years of experience as a leader in the manufacturing and use of Vibracore sediment sampling equipment. Alpine developed and produced the very first pneumatic Vibracore as part of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Engineering Research Center (CERC) 1964 Sand Inventory Program.