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Panagiotis Agrafiotis

Panagiotis Agrafiotis

Panagiotis Agrafiotis holds a doctorate in Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens as well as an MSc in Geoinformatics and an MEng diploma in Surveying Enginee...

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Val Schmidt

Val Schmidt

Val Schmidt is a research engineer at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire. His research focuses on sonar signal processing and seafloor surv...

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Jasmine Dumollin

Jasmine Dumollin

Jasmine Dumollin trained as a geographer and environmental sanitation expert and has worked for several government institutions. She has been working at the Flemish Ministry o...

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Contributors to Hydro International

Carlotta Toso

Carlotta Toso

Carlotta Toso received her Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences at Università Cà Foscari of Venice in 2017, cooperating for her graduate thesis with the In...

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Carly Nichols

Carly Nichols

Carly Nichols works at Bluewater Energy Services, assisting the project engineer and asset manager and often acts as interface engineer between the 10+ Partners within the BlueTEC...

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Carol Fisher

Carol Fisher

Carol Fisher is a partner in TCarta Caribe and serves as Programme Manager and Lead Hydrographer in the Kingston office. Born and raised in Jamaica, she worked most recently as a S...

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Carol Lockhart

Carol Lockhart

Carol Lockhart is a Project Manager and a Hydrographer. She has been surveying for over 20 years and was the owner of Geomatics Data Solutions (GDS), a marine and terrestrial surve...

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Cees van Dijk

Cees van Dijk

Cees van Dijk is the content manager of Hydro International. "After having worked in different media positions for more than twenty years, this is an interesting new challenge for...

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Charles de Jongh

Charles de Jongh

Charles de Jongh has an MSc in Geography with a master in Cartography and Geographical Information Science. He is a senior member of the CARIS BV Technical Sales staff with ex...

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Chen Zhang

Chen Zhang

Chen Zhang is an IT Specialist with the NOAA Office of Coast Survey. He works as a software developer at the Hydrographic Systems and Technology Branch in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Chris Haworth

Chris Haworth

Chris Haworth joined SeeByte in 2010 to help drive the transition of autonomy capability from research through to operational use.  Chris is currently Commercial Director for...

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Christopher Parrish

Christopher Parrish

Christopher Parrish is the lead physical scientist in the Remote Sensing Division of NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) and affiliate Professor of Ocean Engineering and Ea...

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Christophe Vrignaud

Christophe Vrignaud

Christophe Vrignaud is an Engineer for the French Ministry of Defence. His main interest is related to underwater acoustics. Early in his career he focused on fishery acoustics. He...

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Clemens Kirchner

Clemens Kirchner

Clemens Kirchner has been employed as a project manager at Boskalis Hirdes since 2014. In recent years, he has been involved in the planning and execution of numerous successful of...

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Coen Werner

Coen Werner

Coen Werner is senior geologist and R&D manager at STEMA systems. He is also responsible for the development of Silas and Tune systems. Prior to this he was a seismic specialis...

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Colin Devey

Colin Devey

Colin Devey is Professor of Oceanic Volcanism at GEOMAR in Kiel, Germany. His research centres on the fluxes of heat and materials from the Earth´s interior to the seafloor,...

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Conceição Fortes

Conceição Fortes

Conceição Fortes is a principal research officer and head of the Ports and Maritime Structures Unit of the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering, with 27 years&rs...

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Craig Wallace

Craig Wallace

With a background in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Craig Wallace has spent the last 9 years specialising in technology related to the underwater mapping communit...

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Daniel Peixoto de Carvalho

Daniel Peixoto de Carvalho

LCDR Daniel Peixoto de Carvalho graduated from the Brazilian Naval Academy in 2000, became a Hydrographer in 2004 and earned an MSc in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography from th...

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Dariusz Lapucha

Dariusz Lapucha

Dariusz Lapucha holds a PhD in Geodesy from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland and an MSc in Surveying Engineering from The University of Calgary, Canada. He is a senior geode...

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Darren Wilkinson

Darren Wilkinson

Darren Wilkinson is employed by Land Surveys in Business Development for Geospatial Services and has been in the geospatial industry for 32 years. He holds qualifications in Cartog...

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David Arctur

David Arctur

David Arctur is a research scientist with appointments in engineering, geoscience, and information science at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. Prior to joining the universit...

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David Gray

David Gray

David H. Gray worked for the Canadian Hydrographic Service from 1971 to 2005 and was involved in geodetic surveying computations, radio navigation systems, and maritime boundaries....

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David Mearns

David Mearns

David L. Mearns is an expert in the research, location and filming of shipwrecks. During the course of his 30-year career he has led the research and discovery of 24 important deep...

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David Murrell

David Murrell

David Murrell is a senior hydrographic surveyor at Marine GeoSolutions in Australia. He has more than 16 years’ experience in the hydrographic, geophysical and offshore const...

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David Walcott

David Walcott

David Wolcott has been with NOAA as an oceanographer for 9 years developing tide reduction models to support hydrographic operations. He holds a BSc in Physics from the College of...

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David Wolcott

David Wolcott

David Wolcott has been with NOAA as an oceanographer for 5 years and has provided tide reductions to support hydrographic operations. He holds a BSc in Physics from the College of...

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Dawn Wright

Dawn Wright

Dawn Wright joined Esri as chief scientist in October 2011. Previously, she spent 17 years at Oregon State University as a professor of geography and oceanography, where she m...

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Deanna Talbot

Deanna Talbot

Deanna Talbot was the marketing manager at Bluefin Robotics and is responsible for all marketing, advertising and promotional activities with the primary objective to measure, enha...

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Denis Hains

Denis Hains

Denis Hains holds a Bachelor Degree in Geodetic Sciences, Laval University and is a Québec Land Surveyor.   He worked 35 years in the Public Service of Canada between F...

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Derrick R. Peyton

Derrick R. Peyton

Derrick R. Peyton is CEO of IIC Technologies and the Governing Council chairman for the IIC Academy. He has been involved in the geomatics community for over 40 years.

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Dmitri Travin

Dmitri Travin

Dmitri Travin is a retired captain of the Russian Navy whose professional career included participation in numerous hydrographic surveys around the world. At present, he is the pro...

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Dmitry Vershinin

Dmitry Vershinin

Dmitry A. Vershinin is a head of the Research Laboratory of Hydrological and Ecological Problems and Associate Professor of the Department of Hydrology at Tomsk State Universi...

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Don Pickering

Don Pickering

Don Pickering has been a long time pioneer of Internet, enterprise applications and big data technology. As CEO of BluHaptics, Don is responsible for strategic planning, partnershi...

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Don Ventura

Don Ventura

Don Ventura is a hydrographic business development manager with Fugro, helping to lead the company’s SDB service offering. He is a Charge IHO Category ‘A’ Su...

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Douglas O'Brien

Douglas O'Brien

Douglas O'Brien is a member of the S-121 project team, a spatial data engineering consultant, and president of IDON Technologies Inc. He is currently the International Convenor of...

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Dr. Benjamin Williamson

Dr. Benjamin Williamson

Dr Benjamin Williamson’s research includes AUVs, multibeam sonar and algorithm development at the University of Aberdeen, including the FLOWBEC project which investigates the...

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Dr. Cai Bird

Dr. Cai Bird

Dr Cai Bird has worked with Marlan Maritime Technologies since its foundation in 2013. His research focuses on developing and applying novel algorithms to remote sensing data in or...

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Dr. Charles Calkoen

Dr. Charles Calkoen

Dr. Charles Calkoen studied physics at the universities of Utrecht and Amsterdam. In the last 30 years, he was involved in oceanography and remote sensing, developing hydrodynamic...

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Dr. Conor Cahalane

Dr. Conor Cahalane

Dr. Conor Cahalane performs applied research using satellite, airborne and UAV data for coastal mapping and monitoring at the National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG), Maynoot...

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Dr. Daniel Ierodiaconou

Dr. Daniel Ierodiaconou

Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou is a senior lecturer at Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria. He is a marine ecologist interested in multidisciplinary and multi-scalar approaches to hab...

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Dr Don McFarlane

Dr Don McFarlane

Dr McFarlane is Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at the Claremont Colleges in Southern California, USA. He received his BSc from the University of Liverpool, his MSc...

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Dr. Henry Dol

Dr. Henry Dol

Dr. Henry S. Dol received his MSc and PhD in applied physics from Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. He joined TNO in 2006 as a...

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Dr. Jenny Hanafin

Dr. Jenny Hanafin

Dr. Jenny Hanafin was awarded a PhD in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography by the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami and joined TechWor...

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Dr. Jyotika Virmani

Dr. Jyotika Virmani

Dr Jyotika Virmani is senior director for planet & environment at XPRIZE and prize lead for the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. Dr Virmani has over a decade of professional exper...

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Dr. Knut Hartmann

Dr. Knut Hartmann

Dr. Knut Hartmann is director Client Services for EOMAP. During his educational and professional background in environmental science and remote sensing he was involved in projects...

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Dr. Koen Blom

Dr. Koen Blom

Dr. Koen Blom received his MSc in Computer Science in 2009 and received his PhD on blind equalisation techniques for underwater communications in 2014, both from the Technical Univ...

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Dr. Magnus Wettle

Dr. Magnus Wettle

Dr. Magnus Wettle is managing director for EOMAP Australia Pty Ltd. With more than 15 years experience in aquatic remote sensing, he has previously held positions at the University...

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Dr. Martin Juhl Jørgensen

Dr. Martin Juhl Jørgensen

Dr. Martin Juhl Jørgensen, received BScEE and MScEE degrees from the Technical University of Denmark, where he recently completed and successfully defended an industrial PhD...

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Dr. Mathias Jonas

Dr. Mathias Jonas

Mathias Jonas is Secretary-General of the IHO. He is also Master Mariner, has a PhD in Nautical Engineering, is Reserve Officer German Navy was National Hydrographer and vice presi...

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Dr. Mikael Bliksted Larsen

Dr. Mikael Bliksted Larsen

Dr. Mikael Bliksted Larsen, received MSc and PhD degrees (2001) in engineering from the Technical University of Denmark. Mikael is an acknowledged expert in subsea navigation and A...

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Dr Mike Osborne

Dr Mike Osborne

Dr Mike Osborne, managing director of OceanWise, is an oceanographer and marine data specialist. He worked in the oil & gas sector as a consultant across the world before headi...

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