Oceanographic Studies

Sea Engineering provides a variety of oceanographic services combining our expertise in instrument deployment, diving, data processing, numerical analysis and modeling, and site assessment and mapping. Our staff has completed projects nationwide and throughout the Pacific Basin in challenging working environments.


  • Acoustic Doppler current meters
  • Acoustic Doppler Wave Gage/Current Meters
  • Single point current meters
  • Tide Gauges
  • Unmanned water quality monitoring buoy systems with data telemetry
  • Turner Designs, Model C-6 Multi-Sensor Platform
  • Conductivity meters
  • In-situ thermistors and conductivity loggers
  • Sediment and water samplers
  • Mini ROV


  • Current measurement and analysis
  • Wave measurement and analysis
  • Water quality & oil spill monitoring
  • Numerical circulation and sediment transport modeling
  • Wave modeling and forecasting
  • Determination of oceanographic design criteria
  • Plume modeling
  • Turbidity studies
  • Ocean outfall planning
  • Site assessment

Oceanographic Studies Projects

Project Sea Engineering Service

Anaehoomalu Bay Tsunami Damage Repair

Customer: Waikoloa Resort
Start Year: 2011
Location: Waikoloa, Big Island,
Oceanographic Studies
Coastal Engineering
Marine Construction
Diving Services

Keauhou Bay Offshore Mooring Design

Customer: State of Hawaii, DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands
Start Year: 2012
Location: Kailua-Kona,
Oceanographic Studies
Coastal Engineering

Saipan Current Monitoring & Sediment Study

Customer: U.S Navy PACDIV
Start Year: 2005
Location: Saipan
Oceanographic Studies

Wave Energy Conversion Buoy Installation and Maintenance

Customer: Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
Start Year: 2004
Location: Honolulu,
Renewable Energy
Boat Services
Diving Services
Hydrographic & Geophysical Surveys
Oceanographic Studies
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Sand Island Outfall Ultraviolet Disinfection Study

Customer: City & County of Honolulu
Start Year: 2007
Location: Honolulu,
Oceanographic Studies
Pipeline Risk Assessment Mexico

Pipeline Risk Assessment in Deep Sea Furrow Regions

Customer: BP Amoco Corporation
Start Year: 2005
Location: Deep-Sea Furrow Regions in the Gulf of Mexico, VI
Oceanographic Studies