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The primary role of the Survey Engineer will be to provide technical support on all survey equipment and software owned and sold to customers by the company.  The position is based at the company’s office in Cornwall, UK and may involve site work to support equipment rental activities and/or customer...

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The Rocknes Casualty 2004

The MV Rocknes (about 17,000 GRT (Gross Register Tons), draught approximately 10.5m, see Figure 1), en route from Eikefet, Norway to Emden, Germany, hit a shoal in Vatlestraumen, Norway on 19 January 2004. The vessel carried a pilot from the Norwegian Coastal Administration... (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)

Help, My ECDIS Has Double Vision!

Although the use of ECDIS systems is growing rapidly, there are still issues to overcome. For example, those relating to operating anomalies, maintenance of ECDIS software and training. This article describes a misunderstanding among ECDIS users about how some time-related o... (read more)
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30/10/2018 - 01/11/2018

The HYDRO18 Conference and Trade Exhibition is being held at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont in Sydney, Australia during 30 October – 1 November 2018. The Conference aims to provide a platform to bring the challenges and opportunities related to climate change to the world through Hydrography, particularly for those...
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Video Footage of Robotic Subsea ‘Snake’

Eelume AS has released live video footage of its underwater intervention vehicles. With the support of Kongsberg Maritime as a development partner, th... (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)

GNSS PPP-RTK Workshop and Gravity at Sea Symposium

GNSS PPP-RTK Workshop Hosted by the Offshore and Energy Exhibition at the Amsterdam RAI Conference Centre, the Hydrographic Society Benelux presented... (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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John J. Woo finished his mechanical engineering doctoral degree at the Illinois Institute of Technology of the USA in 1990. He developed the 6,000m class AUV OKPO-6000 from 1993 to 1998. The OKPO-6000 was tested successfully in the Pacific Ocean in 1998. He has been involved... (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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