The supply chain in the Celtic Sea for offshore floating wind is set to become an increasingly important contributor to the regional economy, creating jobs and boosting local industry. It represents a complex network of parties, activities and resources.
In this ongoing interview series, we spotlight the individuals and businesses looking to play a significant role in the development of offshore floating wind in the Celtic Sea.
In this interview, Green Economy Wales spoke with David Harrison, a Senior Geoscientist at Geo-4D, about the role of geological, geophysical, geotechnical survey data, within the development of floating offshore wind.
Geo-4D is an independent geoconsultancy based in Oxfordshire specialising in offshore geoconsultancy, drone solutions and client representation. Through years of multidisciplinary experience in the fields of onshore and offshore geophysics, geotechnics, geohazards, geology and UAV remote sensing, they are able to provide accurate, cost effective and flexible solutions.
The company have many years of experience in offshore survey, data processing, interpretation and ground modelling. Using an integrated multidisciplinary approach to data analysis and interpretation, they can derive the most from your data to best characterise the site, identify data gaps and plan further investigations.