Geodynamics selected to support NOAA

January 16, 2020

Geodynamics has been awarded a 5-year contract to provide hydrographic surveying services to the NOAA Office of Coast Survey. As one of only seven firms selected nationwide, Geodynamics will survey priority areas to help maintain the safety of maritime commerce, recreational boating, and natural ecosystems.  After five years of working in close partnership with eTrac under the previous OCS hydrographic surveying contract, Geodynamics is excited to expand our role support NOAA’s mission to map the ocean floor.   

In addition to hydrographic surveys to support NOAA Nautical Chart updates, Geodynamics has also completed emergency clearance surveys following hurricane Dorian.  We participated in task orders in the Gulf of Mexico, around the Florida Keys, in the Atlantic and the Great Lakes since 2015. 

Renewed Contract with USACE Wilmington

January 20, 2016

Geodynamics has been awarded a 5-year contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District to complete surveying and mapping tasks. This is the second 5-year contract award, as Geodynamics was previously selected for this contract from 2010-2015.  We are thrilled to continue our work supporting the Wilmington District with topographic and hydrographic surveys.

Shoreline Monitoring at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility

September 15, 2015

Geodynamics has been awarded a multi-year monitoring project at the NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility.  The effort will include biannual beach profiles of the shoreline surrounding the installation on Wallops and Assateague Islands.  These beach profiles include RTK-GPS topographic portions and hydrographic data collected with motion-corrected singlebeam sonar.   These repetitive surveys will provide important information about coastal change and erosion, supporting coastal engineers at Moffatt & Nichol.  In addition to the seamless topo-bathy beach profiles, the project also includes initial aerial surveys to collect LiDAR and orthoimagery.

Partnership with East Carolina University for BOEM Coastal Restoration Research

November 7, 2014

Geodynamics has partnered with East Carolina University and the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management for research to support coastal resiliency in the state. In a two-year cooperative agreement with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the team will evaluate the long-term effects of Hurricane Sandy and look for ways to protect the coastline in the future.

Goals of the research project include synthesizing existing geological and geophysical data offshore of NC, evaluating available sand resources based on existing information, and identifying gaps and prioritizing areas for future geologic and geophysical surveys.

ECU BOEM Coastal Partnership

BOEM NC Press Release