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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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LinkQuest Inc. is a leading manufacturer of precision acoustic instruments for offshore oil exploration, construction, drilling, survey, environmental study, discharge measurement and other oceanographic and inland water resource management applications. Our innovative Broadband Acoustic Spread Spectrum (BASS) technology sets new standards for acoustic communication and positioning. LinkQuest is the dominant...
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Multibeam Echosounders
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Multi-beam Echo Sounders

The evolution of multi-beam echo sounders (MBES) is leading to systems with enhanced capabilities in their traditional markets, but also provides feat... (read more)
Dave Mann, head of Geomatics, Gardline Survey

Opportunistic Multibeam Surveying

Currently only ten to fifteen percent of the ocean floor has been mapped at resolutions of 100-metre pixel size or better and the vast majority of thi... (read more)
Shannon Hoy, Dr. Laura F. Robinson, and Dr. Veerle A.I. Huvenne

Developments and Trends in Multibeam Echo Sounders

The multibeam echo sounders available on the market are constantly evolving as technology advances and as sonar producers seek new ways of refining an... (read more)
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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.

Nortek AWAC Deployment

The video illustrates the deployment of two AWAC which was done for a project for the Research Council of Norway with facility support from Lindesnes Fyr.

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