INSPIRE Environmental is an integrated team of skilled marine environmental scientists and analysts trained to interpret and contextualize seafloor health. Our innovative and cost-effective approach achieves clients' goals by combining state-of-the-art field equipment, focused sampling designs, and data visualization techniques. Scientists at INSPIRE help visualize the health of the seafloor with rapid reconnaissance tools and can mobilize equipment anywhere in the world to deliver results at the end of each survey day.

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Our expertise in Sediment Profile Imaging provides clients with access to powerful pictures. We leverage a photo’s ability to convey ecological information to regulators and interested stakeholders in a digestible and evocative format. Quantitative and qualitative assessments of all marine and aquatic systems are enhanced by our unique visualization capabilities. Our equipment and personnel resources allow us to:

  • Combine acoustic and visual imaging systems to cover kilometer to millimeter scales.
  • Provide the most cost-effective and accurate assessment tools for determining health of sediments and aquatic systems.
  • Bring ‘best in the world’ scientific expertise to design a path to ecosystem recovery.
  • Provide methods and products that are accepted as standard protocol by U.S., European, and Asian environmental agencies.
  • Deliver results understandable to the public and endorsed by scientists and regulators.


  • INSPIRE scientists “proposed an innovative approach that gave us the information we needed much more cost-effectively than we expected.”

    Clint Plummer - Head of Market Strategies and New Projects, Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind
  • “Their combination of the right tools and the right expertise facilitated our major shift in remedial strategy without any perception of consultant advocacy or overreach. They have been 'partners' in the best sense of the word.”

    Helder Costa - Principal Consultant & Sediment Practice Leader, Haley & Aldrich
  • “INSPIRE reports have provided a remarkable level of detail to our studies, increasing the overall value and providing support to sound analyses and overall conclusions to our clients.”

    Jose Antonio Castillo - Principal Consultant, Environmental Resources Management, Mexico
  • “INSPIRE is unique among consulting firms due to their attention to detail and the thoughtful way they present the data they collect and analyze.”

    Aileen Kenney - Head of Development & Permitting, Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind


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