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Great Potential for SAS in Hydrography

Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) has been around for over a decade but its primary purpose has been in mine detection rather than hydrographic surveying. To use SAS effectively a stable survey platform is required such as an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). These platforms... (read more)

Discovering H.M.S. Ark Royal

In November 1941 the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Ark Royal was returning from Malta, when it was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat southeast of Gibraltar. Its destruction was a devastating blow to the Royal Navy's power in the Mediterranean theatre of war and to the morale o... (read more)

Underwater Metrology

Photogrammetry has existed as a method for more than hundred years. Digital techniques and data power have made it possible to exploit another side of photogrammetry, Close Range Photogrammetry. Close Range Photogrammetry is the name given to the ingenious technique of ascer... (read more)
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QPS Launches 3D Point Cloud Display in QINSy

As part of its continuous development programme, QPS is launching real-time 3D Point Cloud display as part of its QINSy package at Ocean Business 2017... (read more)

Wind Speed Data Based on Ocean Surface

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has developed the first ever global wind speed products based on reflected GPS signals, using data from the UK... (read more)

Cooperation and Customisation for Better Technology

When choosing a single supplier, Swedish surveying firm Clinton found that the customisation possibilities offered by EIVA made for a great partnershi... (read more)
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"Running Costs of Research Vessels Differ between Countries"

Operating research vessels is an important aspect of many hydrographic and oceanographic organisations. The European Research Vessel Operators (ERVO)... (read more)
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Industry Brings Innovation to Inspire the New Generation

For the fifth year in a row, the Lake Survey was held in the Netherlands. This year Teledyne CARIS collaborated with Boskalis and Fugro in a one-week all-encompassing practical survey week. From 26 to... (read more)
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A Decade of Outreach, Influence and Awareness at the IHO

Having served in the IHO Secretariat for ten years, Robert Ward recently handed over the Secretary-General  baton to his long-standing friend and colleague Dr Mathias Jonas. In this column, he looks back on a decade in which he regards improved outreach, influence and awareness as the... (read more)
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Ole Kvamme

Ole B. Kvamme worked in various positions at NHS from 1977 to 2013. He holds a dr. scient. in oceanography and a master’s degree in applied mathematics. He was production director at NHS from 1995 to 2013.   (read more)
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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 newsletter.

Cover Hydro International Magazine May June 2016Hydro 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.

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