L-3 Klein Associates, Inc., a producer of in Side Scan Sonar equipment, announced it will host a Side Scan Sonar Operations and Maintenance Training Seminar from October 20-22, 2015.
The three-day seminar will be conducted at L-3 Klein’s Facility in Salem, N.H. The training will include two days of classroom instruction and one day of on the water training. Lunch will be provided daily.
The seminar is geared toward operators and managers seeking a better understanding of side scan sonar techniques. The course is open to any user of side scan sonar regardless of brand, experience or occupation.
Topics covered will include basic sonar principles, types of side scan sonar, bathymetry overview, sonar design, basics of underwater acoustics, interpretation of side scan sonar records, target detection, field operations, specialty applications, troubleshooting and maintenance.
A sampling of previous customers for the training seminar includes American Underwater Search and Survey, New York State Police, NAVO (Naval Oceanographic Office), NOAA, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, U.S. Geological Service, DeBeers Diamond Mining, Fugro Surveys, C & C Technology, SAIC and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.