Hydro International's Authors

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Featured Authors

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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Ole Kvamme

Ole Kvamme

Ole B. Kvamme worked in various positions at NHS from 1977 to 2013. He holds a dr. scient. in oceanography and a master’s degree in applied mathematics. He was production dir...

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Frédérique Coumans

Frédérique Coumans

Frédérique Coumans is contributing editor for GIM International. For more than 25 years, she has been covering all aspects of spatial data infrastructures as editor-i...

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Contributors to Hydro International

Eugen Rusu

Eugen Rusu

Eugen Rusu is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dunărea de Jos University of Galati, Romania, and a PhD coordinator. He has a degree in naval architecture (1...

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Eunice Tetteh

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 Ghana. She just completed a one y...

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Ewan Pelleter

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 Survey of Canada, Québe...

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Fabrice Weinbach

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 for this activity and directo...

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Fantina Madricardo

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 of Hamburg, Germany. In 2008,...

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Feitse Leemburg

Feitse Leemburg

Feitse Leemburg studied 'Hydrographic Surveyor' at the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz located on Terschelling and finished summer 2017. This research is part of the graduation...

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Fernando Landet

Fernando Landet

Fernando Landet, Hydrographic technician - Sky Ring Marine Chile- Fernando Landeta is a Civil Engineer and a professional and technical diver from Chile. He did his Master's in Coa...

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Finn Delaney

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 Ireland, the Mediterranean and...

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France Floc’h

France Floc’h

France Floc’h is assistant professor at the University of Brest. She is an expert in nearshore hydro-sedimentary processes, including experimental work (laboratory and field)...

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Francisco J. Gutierrez

Francisco J. Gutierrez

Francisco J. Gutierrez is product specialist for the GeoSwath 4, Pulsar and TOPAS systems manufactured by GeoAcoustics Ltd. He previously worked as a technologist for the Spanish R...

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Francisco J. Gutierrez

Francisco J. Gutierrez

Francisco J. Gutierrez is product specialist for the GeoSwath 4, Pulsar and TOPAS systems manufactured by GeoAcoustics Ltd. He previously worked as technologist for the Spanish Res...

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Frank Köster

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 hydrographic data processing and since 2...

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Frans Nijsen

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 engineer, focusing on Qastor and...

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Friedhelm Moggert-Kägeler

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 he has worked in various positi...

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Gabriele Bruzzone

Gabriele Bruzzone

Gabriele Bruzzone received a degree with distinction in Electronic Engineering from the University of Genoa in 1993. Since 1996, he has been working as a researcher at CNR-INM, and...

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Gabriel Joyal

Gabriel Joyal

Gabriel Joyal is a geomatics researcher specialized in coastal and marine geomatics at the Center for geomatics of Quebec, a college centre for applied R&D and technology trans...

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Gavin Irvine

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 Engineering Manager in charge of See...

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Gema Casal

Gema Casal

Dr Gema Casal holds a degree in marine biology and a PhD on coastal remote sensing and GIS. She is interested in the application of remote sensing technologies, especially optical...

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George Galdorisi

George Galdorisi

Captain George Galdorisi (USN, retired) is a career naval aviator whose 30 years of active duty service included four command tours and five years as a carrier strike group chief o...

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George Papatheodorou

George Papatheodorou

George Papatheodorou is professor of Geological and Environmental Oceanography at the Geology department of the University of Patras, Greece, and director of the Laboratory of Mari...

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Giacomo Picardi

Giacomo Picardi

Giacomo Picardi is a robotic engineer specialized in bioinspired design and control. His research focuses on abstracting locomotion and manipulation principles observed in marine a...

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Gilles Bessero

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 and French National Hydrographer...

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Giuseppe Masetti

Giuseppe Masetti

After having served with the Italian Navy as a hydrographic officer, Giuseppe Masetti joined the UNH’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping as a researcher. Masetti has worke...

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Gordon Johnston

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, in particular, the offshore an...

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Gottfried Mandlburger

Gottfried Mandlburger

Gottfried Mandlburger studied geodesy at TU Wien, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 2006. After finishing a 3-years research stay at the University of Stuttgart (2017-2019), he r...

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Graham Mimpriss

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 from ships, launches and unman...

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Grégory Mathieu

Grégory Mathieu

Grégory Mathieu has served as a hydrographer for French hydrographic service (SHOM) since 2006. In 2010, he was promoted to administrator of the computer systems on board SH...

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Gretchen Imahori

Gretchen Imahori

Gretchen Imahori has been with NOAA for 14 years and has supported hydrographic operations, researched sound speed and lead OCS’s budget formulation. She has a BSc in Chemist...

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Grzegorz Zaniewicz

Grzegorz Zaniewicz

Grzegorz Zaniewicz, hydrographic surveyor, received an MSc in Navigation from the Maritime University of Szczecin (MUS), Poland in 2009. He has been employed as a research assistan...

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Guillaume Eudeline

Guillaume Eudeline

Guillaume Eudeline joined iXblue in 2017, after a first 17-year career as a Naval Officer in the French Navy and a two-year experience as sales manager in the naval domain. Today,...

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Guillaume Fromant

Guillaume Fromant

Guillaume Fromant is an assistant professor in signal processing at the University of the Littoral Opal Coast, with a background in environmental fluid mechanics and hydrography. H...

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Gustavo Lopez

Gustavo Lopez

Gustavo Lopez is senior market access manager at Septentrio. With over 18 years of experience working with GNSS technology, he is a senior expert with in-depth knowledge of various...

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Guy Rigot

Guy Rigot

Guy Rigot is chief technology officer and co-founder of planblue. Before planblue, he worked on the Attitude and Orbit Control System (AOCS) of the MeteoSat Third Generation (MTG)...

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Guy Van Rentergem

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 with a focus on cave survey a...

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Haite van der Schaaf

Haite van der Schaaf

Haite van der Schaaf studied Electrical Engineering at University of Twente. After his graduation Haite started developing instrumentation, software and systems with a strong focus...

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Hans Cozijn

Hans Cozijn

Hans Cozijn studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Delft University of Technology. After 20 years of experience in hydrodynamic scale model testing and computer simul...

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Hans Visser

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-Intersite BV in the Netherlands.

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Hans Werner Schenke

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 Artic and Antarctic waters. As c...

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Harald Sternberg

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 lecturing Geodesy and Hydrography...

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Hayley Cawthra

Hayley Cawthra

Hayley Cawthra is a Chief Scientist in marine geoscience at the Council for Geoscience, South Africa, and a Research Associate at the Nelson Mandela University. She has a PhD from...

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Helen Needham

Helen Needham

After her hydrographic studies, Helen Needham spent 10 years collecting various sources of hydrographic data. She later joined the UKHO as a verification officer before s...

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Hendrik De Beuf

Hendrik De Beuf

Hendrik De Beuf has worked in DEME’s survey department since 2014 and became involved with GSR in 2017 for the development of the prototype deep-sea harvesting vehicles. Sinc...

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Herjuno Gularso

Herjuno Gularso

Herjuno Gularso is a mapping surveyor at the Center for Marine and Coastal Environment Mapping at the Geospatial Information Agency. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Geodes...

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Herman Peters

Herman Peters

After graduating from Delft University of Technology, Herman Peters has worked at Rijkswaterstaat since 1985 in the field of hydraulic measurements, remote sensing, under...

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Hugh Parker

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, and a postgraduate diploma i...

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Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk

Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk

Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk is a contributing editor, freelance hydrographic consultant and author of other publications on GNSS and hydrography and principal lecturer in Hydrography at...

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Ian Lewis

Ian Lewis

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

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