Another FAQ we get is wondering if there are published studies using BioBase technology? There are many legacy applications on which the BioBase technology is based. Further, now that a sufficient passage of years has accumulated to support the “research to publication” cycle, we’re happy to share several BioBase-specific studies published in the peer-reviewed literature. This is far from an exhaustive list and we’ve intentionally left out the niche growth in consumer side-scan technology for creating habitat maps. If there are good published papers you know of that are not on this list, please share in the comments.
Duarte, C.M. 1987. Use of echosounder tracings to estimate the aboveground biomass of submerged plants in lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 44: 732-735
Maceina, M and Shireman, J. 1980. The use of a recording fathometer for determination of distribution and biomass of Hydrilla. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 18:34-39.
Maceina, M.J., Shireman, J.V., K.A. Langland, and D.E. Canfield Jr. 1984. Prediction of submerged plant biomass by use of a recording fathometer. Journal of Aquatic PlantManagement 22: 35-38.
Stent, C.J. and Hanley, S. 1985. A recording echosounder for assessing submerged aquatic plant populations in shallow lakes. Aquatic Botany 21: 377-394
Thomas, G.L., Thiesfeld, S.L., Bonar, S.A., Crittenden, R.N., and Pauley, G.B. 1990. Estimation of submergent plant bed biovolume using acoustic range information. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 47: 805-812.
Sánchez-Carnero, N., Rodríguez-Pérez, D., Couñago, E., Aceña, S., & Freire, J. 2012. Using vertical Sidescan Sonar as a tool for seagrass cartography. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 115: 334–344. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2012.09.015
Meadows, GA 2013. A review of low cost underwater acoustic remote sensing for large freshwater systems. Journal of Great Lakes Research 39: 173-182. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2013.02.003
Netherland, M. D., & Jones, K. D. 2015. A three-year evaluation of triclopyr for selective whole-bay management of Eurasian watermilfoil on Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. Lake and Reservoir Management 31: 306–323. http://doi.org/10.1080/10402381.2015.1085114 BioBase Paper
Radomski, P., & Holbrook, B.V. 2015. A comparison of two hydroacoustic methods for estimating submerged macrophyte distribution and abundance : A cautionary note. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 53: 151–159. BioBase Paper
Valley, R. D., Johnson, M. B., Dustin, D. L., Jones, K. D., Lauenstein, M. R., & Nawrocki, J. 2015. Combining hydroacoustic and point-intercept survey methods to assess aquatic plant species abundance patterns and community dominance. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 53: 121–129. BioBase Paper
Winfield, I. J., van Rijn, J., & Valley, R. D. 2015. Hydroacoustic quantification and assessment of spawning grounds of a lake salmonid in a eutrophicated water body. Ecological Informatics, 30, 235–240. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.05.009. BioBase Paper
Valley, R.D. 2016. Case Study Spatial and temporal variation of aquatic plant abundance : Quantifying change. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 54: 95–101. BioBase Paper
Schooley, J.D. and B.C. Neely 2017. Estimation of paddlefish (Polyodon spathula Walbaum, 1792) spawning habitat availability with consumer-grade sonar. Journal of Applied Icthyology 00:1-9. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.13565 . BioBase Paper
Howell, A.W. and R.J Richardson 2019. Correlation of consumer grade hydroacoustic signature to submersed plant biomass. Aquatic Botany 155: 45-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2019.02.001. BioBase Paper