Site Characterisation

By knowing how the seabed and environment will behave it is possible to offer many different services with the aim of optimising site development designs, to ensure they are fit for purpose.

Longitude’s in-house geoscience, metocean and coastal engineering capabilities ensure we can support clients across offshore renewables, oil and gas, infrastructure and marine sectors, to mitigate ground and environmental risk at all stages of a project.

We provide a wide range of services from concept through to construction and maintenance. Our geotechnical engineers have worked on a wide range of offshore projects and bring extensive experience with respect to the mitigation of ground risk. At Longitude our aim is to reduce ground risk as far as practically possible through a detailed study of the seabed soils and their interaction with seabed structures.  Through various studies we can attribute values to soil properties to assess their behaviour under varying conditions.​

Studies include:

  • Site feasibility
  • Site selection​
  • Stakeholder ​Management​ including support for license applications
  • Project Management
  • Data Acquisition and Analysis
  • Site Characterisation ​
  • Soil Profile Determination​
  • Soil Parameter Selection​

Reduce the Overall Cost of Projects

  • Soil/Rock data obtained ​
  • Data Integration (Geotechnical and Geophysical)​
  • Soil Unitisation/Characterisation and Zoning   ​
  • Produce Ground Model if required
  • De-risk the Site with Respect to Soil Conditions

Key Contacts

Lead Geotechnical Engineer

Newcastle, Longitude

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