Field Data Collection

Along with the technology and skills needed to take measurements in the field, Alden engineers and biologists boast extensive experience in the application and utilization of gathered information. This powerful combination provides clients with the means to reduce both cost and time. By having application-ready data and one-stop shopping for field measurement, analysis, and feasibility studies clients reap the benefits of convenience and cost-effectiveness.

Services include:

  • Hydropower monitoring and performance testing
  • Bathymetry, physical oceanography, sediment sampling/coring
  • Fish sampling and tracking
  • Fish passage monitoring and evaluation
  • Hydroacoustics and habitat mapping
  • Thermal plume studies and dye studies
  • Hydrokinetic site feasibility field data/site selection
  • Constructed and floating wetland evaluation
  • Water intake pilot-scale testing including §316 (b)
  • Dam structural inspections
  • Water quality monitoring and studies
  • Cooling water condenser evaluation
  • Vibration analysis
  • Post-installation verification
  • Debris, biofouling and silt control
  • Field calibration of measurement devices