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The CIDCO course addresses all topics of hydrography, from geodesy, positioning, underwater acoustics and bathymetry, tides and water levels, to hydrographic data processing. As such it is a comprehensive programme in hydrography, which delivers a high quality and innovative educational content in both foundation sciences and hydrographic practice at sea....
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Hydrographic Surveying in the Port of London

By the end of this year, the gap will have finally closed on the mandatory requirements for ships to carry an Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), with all existing vessels of over 10,000GT being required to be so equipped (all new vessels greater than 3,... (read more)
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Imagery-derived Bathymetry and Seabed Classification Validated

Proteus FZC, EOMAP and DigitalGlobe have formed a partnership to bring satellite-derived bathymetry and seabed classification to the hydrographic community. A pilot conducted by UKHO in the Mediterranean confirms that the satellite-based process yields depth and seafloor inf... (read more)

Precise RTK GPS Water Levels

As more people adopt RTK GPS technology for measuring water levels, the issue of ellipsoid-geoid separation is increasingly being discussed. This article outlines various projects undertaken to calibrate this separation, and presents information to consider when using RTK GP... (read more)

GIB Portable Tracking Systems

Why has a new positioning system been designed? What are the requirements? What are the drawbacks of traditional solutions? Why are a new concept and system architecture necessary? What applications are addressed? What performances can be achieved? In the field of underwater... (read more)
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Creature From the Deep: 'Monster' Discovery of 'Nessie'

Mid-April 2016, Kongsberg Maritime Ltd, UK, has uncovered the elusive Nessie. That is, the long lost model of Nessie which was used during filming of... (read more)

High-resolution Structural Inspection of a Flooded Tunnel

Acquiring accurate data on the structural integrity of submerged tunnels, as well as shafts and underwater caverns, has long been a challenging and co... (read more)

Successful Echoscope Operation with Prelude LNG Offshore Installation Campaign

Coda Octopus supplied multiple real-time 3D Echoscope sonar solutions and engineer support for the Shell Prelude LNG Offshore Installation Campaign in... (read more)
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Hydrography Will Be Big Contributor Filling the Digital Aquarium

The new Secretary-General of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) Mathias Jonas has had a long career, now culminating in the highest ran... (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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Seabed 2030 Needs Your Data

On 20 February this year, the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 project became operational. Its task: to finish mapping the 84% of our oceans still unmapped. Simultaneously an 18-page concept paper was published laying out the morphological statistics, technological realities and data assembl... (read more)
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Mike Brissette is a Hydrographer and the technical sales engineer for R2Sonic, LLC. Prior to joining R2Sonic in 2013 Mike was the president of MosaicHydro Ltd, and also served 20 years in the Royal Canadian Navy. Mike holds an MEng in Survey Engineering and a BSc in Computin... (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 and respected weekly newsletter.

Cover Hydro International Magazine May June 2016Hydro International magazine is published six 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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