Learn more about Sediment Profile Imaging (SPI) technology by downloading our application-specific brochures and by reading literature about SPI.
Sediment Profile Imaging Materials
- INSPIRE’s Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
- Sediment Profile Imaging (SPI) Specifications Sheet
- SPI Applications for Sediment Management
- INSPIRE’s Offshore Wind Services
- SPI Applications for Offshore Renewable Energy Development
- SPI Applications for Offshore Oil and Gas Development
- Forward Scouting: Use of SPI in Conjunction with MBES for Offshore Wind Cable Routes and Site Characterization
Published Research about Sediment Profile Imaging (SPI)
- Characterization of Organism-Sediment Relations Using Sediment Profile Imaging: An Efficient Method of Remote Ecological Monitoring of the Seafloor (Remots System) – Rhoads & Germano 1982
- Interpreting long-term changes in benthic community structure: a new protocol – Rhoads & Germano 1986
- Ecology, statistics, and the art of misdiagnosis: The need for a paradigm shift – J.D. Germano 1999
- The Role of Seafloor Characterization and Benthic Habitat Mapping in Dredged Material Management: A Review – R.M. Valente 2004
- Response of benthic infauna and epifauna to ocean disposal of red clay dredged material in the New York Bight: A study using sediment-profile imaging, surface imaging and traditional methods – R.M. Valente 2006
- The use of Sediment Profile Imaging (SPI) for environmental impact assessments and monitoring studies – Germano et al. 2011
- Marine habitat mapping of the Milford Haven Waterway, Wales, UK – Carey et al. 2015
- A Re-assessment of Narragansett Bay Benthic Habitat Quality Between 1988 and 2008 – Shumchenia et al. 2016
- In situ organism-sediment interactions: Bioturbation and biogeochemistry in a highly depositional estuary – Sturdivant & Shimizu 2017
- Multi-modal Approach for Benthic Impact Assessments in Moraine Habitats: a Case Study at the Block Island Wind Farm – Guarinello & Carey 2020.
- Effects of the Block Island Wind Farm on Coastal Resources: Lessons Learned – Carey et al. 2020.