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Featured Authors

Cassie Bongiovanni

Works at Caladan Oceanic LLC and is the Five Deeps Expedition hydrographic surveyor. (read more)

John Vint

John Vint graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc in Surveying Science. After university... (read more)

Carol Fisher

Carol Fisher is a partner in TCarta Caribe and serves as Programme Manager and Lead Hydrographer in... (read more)
Contributors to Hydro International

Dr. Thomas Hasiotis

Dr. Thomas Hasiotis is Assistant Professor at the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece. His work fo... (read more)

Dr. Thomas Heege

Dr. Thomas Heege, CEO, founded EOMAP in 2006 as spin-off from the German Aerospace Center DLR. He has more than 20 years of research, development and... (read more)

Dr. Thomas Ruth

Thomas Ruth received his diploma in Computer Science in 2003. He is now the head of the Visualisation group at Fraunhofer IGD’s department of Ma... (read more)

Dr. Xavier Monteys

Mr. Xavier Monteys is a marine geologist at the Geological Survey of Ireland where he joined the marine and geophysics mapping programme in 2001.... (read more)

Durk Haarsma

Durk Haarsma is publishing director of Geomares Publishing. He was publisher at Reed Business Geo for almost five years before Geomares Publishing was... (read more)

Dwight Coleman

Dwight F. Coleman, marine research scientist and the director of the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanogra... (read more)

Dylan Colson

Dylan Colson is an Australasian Certified Professional Hydrographic Surveyor at Level 1. With over ten years’ experience in the industry, workin... (read more)

Edward Kuwalek

Ed Kuwalek is the vice president of software engineering at IIC Technologies in North Vancouver, Canada. Mr Kuwalek has 25 years of experience designi... (read more)

Edward Moller

Edward Moller is Global Business Manager for Survey and Construction at Sonardyne International. Before joining Sonardyne, he worked offshore as a sur... (read more)

Eelco Bijl

Eelco Bijl is technical director at CDR International BV and mainly involved in the design of Ports, Land Reclamations and Breakwaters, focusing on pr... (read more)

Egbert Ypma

Egbert Ypma studied Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at Delft University. After his military service in the Dutch Navy he worked for Heerem... (read more)

Elizabeth Stacey

Elizabeth Stacey is the Corporate Communications Manager for the Royal Australian Navy’s Hydrographic, Meteorological and Oceanographic Force El... (read more)

Eric Duporte

Eric Duporte has been the head of the Business Development Department at the SHOM institute since 2015. He has been at SHOM since 1992, where he was r... (read more)

Eric Munday

Eric Munday is the principal of SUBSEA 20/20, providing sales and support for an array of hydroacoustic & oceanographic instruments and underwater... (read more)

Ernest van der Spek

Ernest van der Spek graduated in electrical engineering from The Hague Technical University in 1988. From 1979 till 1990, he worked at the Technical U... (read more)

Eunice Tetteh

Eunice Nuerkie Tetteh is a fisheries officer at the Marine Fisheries Research Division of the Fisheries Commission of the Ministry of Fisheries in Gha... (read more)

Ewan Pelleter

Ewan Pelleter received a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Lorraine at Nancy in 2007. He then spent a few years in Canada (Geological... (read more)

Fabrice Weinbach

Fabrice Weinbach has been the director of the Maritime Safety and Security Business Unit at the OCEA shipyard since 2010. Prior to this, he was deputy... (read more)

Fantina Madricardo

Fantina Madricardo received her MSc in physics in 1999 at the University of Padua, Italy and her PhD in Theoretical Physics in 2002 at the University... (read more)

Feitse Leemburg

Feitse Leemburg studied 'Hydrographic Surveyor' at the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz located on Terschelling and finished summer 2017. This resea... (read more)

Fernando Landet

Fernando Landet, Hydrographic technician - Sky Ring Marine Chile- Fernando Landeta is a Civil Engineer and a professional and technical diver from Chi... (read more)

Finn Delaney

Finn Delaney is operations manager at Geomara. He has a Masters in Archaeological Geophysics and is an IHO Cat B Surveyor. He has managed projects in... (read more)

Frank Köster

Frank Köster trained as a Hydrographic Surveyor and has since 2004 been employed by the Hamburg Port Authorities. First as the head of hydrograph... (read more)

Frans Nijsen

Frans Nijsen obtained his BSc Hydrographer at the Nautical College of Amsterdam in 2003. After his graduation, he joined QPS as a software support eng... (read more)

Frédérique Coumans

Frédérique Coumans is contributing editor for GIM International. For more than 25 years, she has been covering all aspects of spatial da... (read more)

Friedhelm Moggert-Kägeler

Friedhelm Moggert-Kägeler has an educational background in Geodesy/Hydrography and holds a degree in both fields. He joined SevenCs in 2000 and h... (read more)

Gavin Irvine

Gavin Irvine has worked at SeeByte for over six years.  He has been involved with the development of subsea autonomy, and is currently the Engine... (read more)

George Caldorisi

Captain George Galdorisi, U.S. Navy (Retired), is a career naval aviator who began his writing career in 1978 with an article in Proceedings.&nbs... (read more)

Gilles Bessero

Gilles Bessero has about 30 years of experience in conducting hydro-oceanographic activities at sea and ashore. He was the director general of SHOM an... (read more)

Giuseppe Masetti

Giuseppe Masetti is a research faculty at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (University of New Hampshire, USA). His research interests span fro... (read more)

Gordon Johnston

Gordon Johnston, BSc(Hons), MRICS, FHydSoc, FRIN Gordon is based in the United Kingdom and has over 25 years of experience in the surveying industry,... (read more)

Graham Mimpriss

Graham Mimpriss holds a PG Dip in Hydrographic Surveying from Plymouth University. He has 15 years of experience in surveying and marine science... (read more)

Grégory Mathieu

Grégory Mathieu has served as a hydrographer for French hydrographic service (SHOM) since 2006. In 2010, he was promoted to administrator of th... (read more)

Gretchen Imahori

Gretchen Imahori has been with NOAA for 14 years and has supported hydrographic operations, researched sound speed and lead OCS’s budget formula... (read more)

Gustavo Adolfo Gómez-Pimpollo Crespo

Lieutenant Commander Gustavo Adolfo Gómez-Pimpollo Crespo is Hydrographic Engineer, and has been the Commanding Officer of R/V Malaspina&n... (read more)

Guy Van Rentergem

Guy Van Rentergem is a chemical engineer and works for MIPS, a company specialised in laboratory information systems in Belgium. He is an active caver... (read more)

Haite van der Schaaf

Haite van der Schaaf studied Electrical Engineering at University of Twente. After his graduation Haite started developing instrumentation, software a... (read more)

Hans Cozijn

Hans Cozijn studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Delft University of Technology. After 20 years of experience in hydrodynamic scale mo... (read more)

Hans Visser

Hans Visser is a geodesist from Delft University who has been working in the field of GNSS for the past 30 years. He currently works for Fugro-Intersi... (read more)

Hans Werner Schenke

 has been head of the Bathymetry and Geodesy Group at AWI Bremerhaven since 1983 and responsible for the AWI bathymetric mapping programmes in Ar... (read more)

Harald Sternberg

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Sternberg was trained as a surveyor by the German Army (Bundeswehr). He did his doctorate on surveying in 2001 and has been lect... (read more)

Heather Stewart

Marine geologist at the British Geological Survey. (read more)

Helen Needham

After her hydrographic studies, Helen Needham spent 10 years collecting various sources of hydrographic data. She later joined the UKHO as a... (read more)

Herman Peters

After graduating from Delft University of Technology, Herman Peters has worked at Rijkswaterstaat since 1985 in the field of hydraulic measu... (read more)

Hugh Parker

Hugh Parker is the product owner for Fugro’s uncrewed surface vessels for hydrographic services. He has a degree in Geoinformatics and Surveying... (read more)

Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk

Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk is a contributing editor, freelance hydrographic consultant and author of other publications on GNSS and hydrography and princi... (read more)

Ian Lewis

Ian Lewis is a writer on energy and technology matters for a number of international publications. (read more)

Ian Russell

Ian Russell is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Member of the Nautical Institute. He has 25 years’ experience of hyd... (read more)

Inge van den Meiracker

Inge van den Meiracker is a MSc graduate student in Geographical Information Management and Applications (GIMA). During her six-month research interns... (read more)
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