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Ship to Singapore! Hi-Target Hydrographic Surveying Solutions Seminar Invitation, organised by Hi-Target International, is all about introducing a full line of hydrographic surveying solutions by live demonstrations. Join us to experience our iBoat BS-2 unmanned surveying vehicle, iBeam Shallow Water Multi-beam Sounding System, ADCP, iSide side scan and HD-Lite Singlebeam...
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Forward Looking Sonar for Navigation

An increasing number of ships are venturing into areas where the only hydrographic data available do not meet the standard many of these vessels require for safe navigation. A number of recent and some not so recent marine casualties have resulted from encounters with unchar... (read more)

Global Navigation Satellite Systems

The concept of GNSS was first introduced by the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission (EC) and Eurocontrol in the early nineties. They defined requirements for a European GPS augmentation system, GNSS-1, and a full European satellite navigation system, GNSS-2,... (read more)

Offshore Innovation and Improvisation

Geotechnical investigations for offshore constructions require continuous technical innovation in order to meet market demands. This is also relevant to the growing offshore wind energy industry, which is itself on a path of constant innovation. The daily costs of offshore o... (read more)
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Mysterious Underwater Waves

In addition to surface waves generated by wind, tidal forces or, in case of tsunamis, seismic events, there exists a less well-known class of bigger w... (read more)

ADCPs Contribute to Improving Chile’s Aquaculture Industry

Between the early 1990s and 2007 Chile’s aquaculture really took off, and by 2006 the country was producing 38 percent of the world’s salm... (read more)

Delivery of Japan’s First Long-term Ocean Observation Network

Liquid Robotics, USA, and its Japanese partner, Hydro Systems Development (HSD), have successfully delivered the first fleet of Wave Gliders to t... (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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From Products to Data Services

When looking at the classic work of Hydrographic Offices (HOs), the most prominent outputs had been navigational charts – either printed or as ENCs – and other products for navigators, like publications. But while these are still the main deliverables of HOs, times are changing. S-102, t... (read more)
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Thorkild Aarup

Thorkild Aarup is a programme specialist with the IOC of UNESCO where his responsibilities include being technical secretary for the Global Sea Level Observing System and the coastal module of the Global Ocean Observing System. He holds a PhD in oceanography from the Univers... (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 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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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.

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