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Looking Far Beyond the Horizon

These are exciting times in the geomatics and hydrographic industry. Innovative solutions are being developed, integration is the main keyword and the... (read more)

Excited by Automation Driven by Autonomous Vehicles

NOAA is one of the bigger organisations in the world that has surveying and charting in its portfolio. It’s an immense task as the USA has about... (read more)
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HYPACK, a Xylem brand and part of YSI, has been a world leader in software development for the hydrographic and dredging industry since 1984. HYPACK® is now the most popular hydrographic software in the world, with close to 10,000 users in 100 countries.  Here’s why: HYPACK® provides all of the...
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Multibeam Echosounders
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Very Shallow Water Survey - a New Approach

Hydrographic surveys in very shallow waters can have several applications such as nautical chart updating, performing environmental monitoring and cha... (read more)
João Duarte Ventura de la Cruz, João Vicente, Luis Santos

Flying, Landing and then… Surveying

Remote, difficult to access: it just depends on the point of view. Often, trying to reach some areas with a classical survey vessel or with an opportu... (read more)

Echo Sounders versus Air Bubbles in Research Vessels

Within echo sounding circles it is well known that air bubbles may have a negative effect on echo sounding systems. This article briefly presents the... (read more)
Klaus von Bröckel, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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What About the Other 88%?

Despite the last decade’s flurry of UNCLOS ECS mapping, the amount of the oceans surveyed remains around 12%. The continuing... (read more)

Will Hydrographic Offices Rise to the Challenge Of Precision Navigation?

As the size and capacity of vessels entering our ports continue to increase, mariners are challenged with navigating in increasing... (read more)
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HYPACK 2016 Training Event

The HYPACK 2016 Training Event was held from 4-7 January 2016 in Tampa, FL, USA. The event was attended by over 325 people representing more than 25 countries, and hundreds more viewers tuned in to watch selected training sessions remotely. Furthermore, 26 of the industry’s leading companies exhibited at the HYPACK 2016 event. The proceedings commenced with the unveiling of HYPACK’s newest version, HYPACK version 2016. This new version has been enhanced with several new features. These features include: high-density l... (read more)
About Hydro International

Hydro International started out as a print magazine in 1996 and soon developed into a the multimedia platform it is today, featuring a successful website (http://www.hydro-international.com) and respected weekly e-newsletter.

Hydro International magazine is published eight times a year. The magazine is international in scope and focuses on bringing to its readership topical overviews and the latest news and developments in the technology and management of hydrographic activities.

Hydro International seeks and publishes the opinion of leading hydrographers on the state
of the market, technical issues and national and international policies.

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Hydro International goes straight to the desk of key decision-makers in the international hydrography arena and is directed at commercial, academic and government professionals all over the world, people at the leading edge of managing, implementing and procuring hydrographic equipment and services. Our audited readership is involved in a diverse range of activities involving hydrography.

EIVA NaviSuite Post-Processing

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