Marine Science

Lavaca Bay Oyster Reef Creation, Point Comfort, TX

The highly specialized HDR Marine Sciences team establishes collaborative relationships with our public and private sector clients to meet the challenges of marine resources monitoring, mitigation and regulatory compliance. Our expert project managers, marine scientists and engineers provide a comprehensive range of marine services for navigation, submarine cable, offshore energy, seismic and military projects. Members of the HDR Marine Science team use extensive experience working with agencies to ensure project success.

Marine Science services include:

  • Environmental permitting and regulatory compliance
  • Environmental baseline studies and habitat mapping
  • Marine protected species shipboard and aerial survey design and implementation
  • Spatial planning and modeling
  • Passive acoustic monitoring
  • Construction, seismic and military activity monitoring and mitigation
  • Marine resources assessments and ecosystem-based management
  • Density/population estimation and dynamics
  • Geospatial analysis and modeling
  • Comprehensive environmental monitoring programs
  • Essential Fish Habitat consultation
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act permitting
  • Endangered Species Act consultation
  • Coastal zone and resource management planning
  • Analysis of interactions between living resources and anthropogenic and/or climate-driven factors