CROSS MARINE PROJECTS handles a wide
variety of underwater mapping and topographic
support barge prepares to depart staging
area to obtain core samples.
A specially designed
pneumatic survey craft piloted by Jim
Cross negotiates Hermit Rapids in the
Grand Canyon. This project involved hydrological
studies, silt deposition, river flow and
velocity studies of the Colorado River.
Jim Cross with Astronaut
Bruce McCandless discussing expedition
matters while collecting materials to
compare with lunar specimens. Jim Cross
was the guide for several NASA expeditions
into remote areas of the world.
Jonathan Cross deploying a Roper Resources Side-scan Sonar
Fish for lake bottom surveys.
Survey crews examine
data obtained during a side scan and acoustic
profiling project. This project conducted
by Jim Cross involved locating various
submarine fault zones.
Cross uses vessels
like this one to transport workers and
equipment during surveys and marine related
This seismic barge
equipped with six acoustic guns was used
by Cross to perform a complete seismic
survey of Lake Mead for Columbia University.
One of the shallow
draft, high-speed marine research boats
used by Marine Projects Consulting to
Jim Cross directing
expeditions into the Amazon Basin to study
the hydrology and characteristics of the
many Amazonian tributaries.
Shallow draft inflatable
performing survey for pipe corridor.
Spud barge equipped
with drill rig for taking core samples.
Using specially designed
and adapted Side Scan Sonar and other
locating and positioning electronics,
Cross Marine Projects is called upon to
locate and recover vessels, aircraft and
vehicles of all types and sizes from water
environments. This is a side scan sonar
image of a vessel 220 feet underwater.
The Charity Eden,
a specially constructed and equipped high
- speed research vessel is shown conducting
an underwater archeological survey 40
miles off the shores of Cuba.
Cross Marine Projects
crews and vessels were able to locate
this Spanish Galleon anchor dating back
to the early part of the 1600's using
side scan sonar and other electronic underwater
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