Hydro International's Authors

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Featured Authors

Victoria Putans

Victoria Putans

Victoria Putans graduated in Technic and technology of geological survey, Seismic methods at the Russian State Geological Prospecting University. S.Ordjonilidze (RSGPU), Geoph...

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Elias Fakiris

Elias Fakiris

Dr Elias Fakiris is a research associate at the Laboratory of Marine Geology and Physical Oceanography in the Geology department of the University of Patras. He has multidisciplina...

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Nicolas Gracieux

Nicolas Gracieux

Nicolas Gracieux is deputy general counsel of the Exail group. Nicolas graduated in international business law and international relations from Paris Assas & La Sorbonne Univer...

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Contributors to Hydro International

Benjamin Busse

Benjamin Busse

Benjamin Busse is a UAV pilot and expert in cartography and geomatics at the Karlsruhe-based Ingenieur Team GEO engineering office.

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Ben Simpson

Ben Simpson

Ben Simpson is CEO of SEA-KIT International, a British company providing high-tech, uncrewed surface vessel (USV) solutions to the maritime and research industries. Simpson gained...

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Bill Hanot

Bill Hanot

Bill Hanot is vice president, co-owner and co-founder of Sound Metrics Corp.  He was the primary electronic and software designer of various acoustic lens-based imaging sonar...

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Bo Krogh

Bo Krogh

Bo Krogh, senior surveyor, has more than 35 years’ experience in hydrographic, engineering, environmental and archaeological survey projects, including offshore construction...

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Brian Calder

Brian Calder

Brian Calder is a Research Associate Professor and Associate Director at CCOM/JHC (UNH, USA). He is currently focusing on statistically robust automated data processing approaches...

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Brian Connon

Brian Connon

Captain Brian Connon, US Navy (Ret) is vice president Ocean Mapping at Saildrone. He is a chartered marine scientist (hydrography) and fellow of the Institute for Marine Engineerin...

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Bruce Calderbank

Bruce Calderbank

Bruce Calderbank, FRICS, CLS, CH, P. Eng, a Certified Hydrographer Level 1, Chartered Hydrographic Surveyor, Chair, and part of the Canadian Hydrographer Certification Panel Associ...

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Bruce Parker

Bruce Parker

Dr. Bruce Parker is the former chief scientist of the National Ocean Service (NOS), NOAA, and former director of the Coast Survey Development Laboratory in NOS. He is presentl...

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Capt. Albert E. Theberge

Capt. Albert E. Theberge

Albert E. Theberge (Skip)'s career as a coast surveyor followed a somewhat ­traditional path. He graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1969 as a Geological E...

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Capt. Barry Lusk

Capt. Barry Lusk

Barry Lusk's company has set up his company Lusk Hydrographic Expertise in 1995 to provide hydrographic services to industry. He concentrates primarily on offering e...

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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 programme manager/lead hydrographer at TCarta Caribe, Kingston, Jamaica. Born and raised in Jamaica, Carol Fisher holds a degree in land surveying/GIS and is a cert...

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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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Carolyn Geraghty

Carolyn Geraghty

Carolyn Geraghty is the restoration programme manager for the Morro Bay NEP, where she develops and oversees watershed and estuarine restoration projects and conservation efforts....

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Casey Glenn

Casey Glenn

Casey Glenn is electrical engineering lead for Oceaneering International, where he has led electrical engineering projects for over 11 years. He has called Norway home for the past...

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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 holds an MSc in cartography and geographical information science. He has 20 years of experience in the marine geospatial field, including several roles at software...

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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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Charlie Fardon

Charlie Fardon

Charlie Fardon is the head of sustainability at the UK Hydrographic Office. She is a highly experienced sustainability professional with an MSc in Global Sustainability Solutions a...

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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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Christopher Yeager

Christopher Yeager

Christopher Yeager has worked in the nautical charting/surveying field for over ten years on a wide range of surveying, charting and S5/S8 instruction contracts that include NOAA,...

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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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Corey Goodrich

Corey Goodrich

Corey Goodrich is a majority owner and managing partner of TCarta, a small Denver, CO-based business specializing in satellite-based innovative technologies for improved modelling...

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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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Daniel Wehner

Daniel Wehner

Daniel Wehner is a geophysical researcher currently working at EGEOS. He received a PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim in 2019, for his...

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Danny Maat

Danny Maat

Danny Maat received his MSc Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in 1994. He joined TNO 25 years ago and became project manager of the Autonomous...

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Danny Websdale

Danny Websdale

Danny Websdale is an AI/ML research scientist at GeoAcoustics. He received a BEng degree in computer systems engineering (2014) and a PhD in audio-visual speech processing (2019),...

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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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Dave Neff

Dave Neff

Dave Neff is an ACSM-certified hydrographer and geospatial programme director at Woolpert. Neff has managed hydrographic projects across the US and internationally, and has extensi...

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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 Crossman

David Crossman

David Crossman is a Cat A surveyor and managing director of IIC Technologies Australasia. He has been in the hydrographic survey industry for over 30 years, initially with the Roya...

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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 Hull

David Hull

David Hull is an accomplished entrepreneur working in the field of USVs. In 2019, David founded HydroSurv, a research-informed provider of USV technology focused on impact-led use...

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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 Millar

David Millar

David Millar is Fugro’s government accounts director for the Americas, based in the Washington DC area. He oversees the development and execution of partnerships with nationa...

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David Monetti

David Monetti

David Monetti holds a DI from the TU Vienna. He is currently CEO at Skyability GmbH, a drone service provider based in Austria. He manages daily business and research projects fund...

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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 Vincentelli

David Vincentelli

David Vincentelli is a hydrographer, IFHS Chair and president of AFHy. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Hydrography from ENSTA Bretagne in 2006 and worked at sea for se...

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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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