Marine Field Support for Environmental Consultants
SCOPE OF SERVICES
The RSS dive team has the experience, equipment and attention to detail that are vitally important for safety and the quality of your work product.
Eelgrass/macroalgae and geoduck surveys per WDFW protocols.
Contact and Communication
Divers are line-tended and in voice communication with the surface and each other at all times.
Specialized surface samplers for top 10-30cm, piston coring to 8ft, and creative ingenuity to address site-specific sampling needs.
Our diver dress and decontamination procedures protect us from potential contaminants.
Return to unmarked installations for monitoring, tissue sampling, or retrieval.
The boat and the crew are two thirds of the dive team.
Video surveys can include diver narration and a live surface feed, and deliverables vary by project needs.
Innovative harvesting, planting and monitoring techniques with proven results.
MudMole Coring Support
RSS divers assist the sediment team at AMEC Foster Wheeler with deployment of their proprietary coring tool (see sediment sampling).
Baseline observations and post-project substrate/habitat surveys related to cleanup and mitigation projects.
In-situ pore water collection, installation and retrieval of piezometers, peepers, SPMEs, fiber optics, etc.
Video surveys and reporting for NPDES permit compliance.
Collect fish, shellfish and other organisms for tissue analysis or biomass studies.
Wood Debris Evaluation
Percent cover, thickness, sampling.
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