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Featured Authors

Bart Spelt

Bart Spelt is project manager of the WTI measurement programme. He received his degree in elect... (read more)

Friedhelm Moggert-Kägeler

Friedhelm Moggert-Kägeler has an educational background in Geodesy/Hydrography and holds a degr... (read more)

Ioseba Tena

Ioseba (Joe) Tena is tasked with shaping and growing Sonardyne’s instrument business for marin... (read more)
Contributors to Hydro International

Lt Cdr Michael Gonsalves

Lieutenant Commander Michael Gonsalves has been working with NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey for over ten years. He has served sea tours aboard th... (read more)

LT Christine Schultz

LT Christine Schultz is an officer in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps serving as the technical operations coordinator at the National Weather Serv... (read more)

Lt Georgios Georgopoulos

Lieutenant Georgios Georgopoulos graduated from the Hellenic Navy Academy in 2003 and served in a variety of roles across a range of vessels for a dec... (read more)

Luis Conti

Luis Americo Conti received his BSc in Geography, MSc in Physical Oceanography and PhD in Marine Geology from the University of São Paulo, Braz... (read more)

Luís Santos

Luís Santos is a survey engineer at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL, 1992-1997) with a Post-Degree i n Geodesy (2002-... (read more)

Maaten Furlong

Maaten Furlong joined NOC in 2005 as an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) development engineer and has been involved in all aspects of AUV developme... (read more)

Maggie Tran

Maggie Tran works as project manager at Geoscience Australia, involved in data processing and coordinating the public delivery of the seabed data acqu... (read more)

Marcelo Rodrigues

Marcelo Rodrigues is a geologist, has a PhD in Hydraulic Engineering, and worked at the Oceanographic Institute of University of São Paulo in M... (read more)

Marck Smit

Marck Smit graduated in Maritime Technology from the Delft University of Technology. For more than a decade he was responsible for the NIOZ Marine Tec... (read more)

Marianne Molchan

Marianne Molchan is president of Molchan Marine Sciences LLC, a consulting business dedicated to promoting a safe and secure marine environment. Speci... (read more)

Maria Pleskach

Maria Pleskach graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kyiv Polytechnic Institute' with a degree in underwater acoustic engineeri... (read more)

Maria Teresa Reis

Maria Teresa Reis, with a 5-year Degree in Civil Engineering (Coimbra, 1990), an MSc and a PhD in Maritime Civil Engineering (Liverpool, UK, 1992 and... (read more)

Mark Gray

Mark Gray is a hydrographic surveyor at Swathe Services, which offers equipment rental, sales support and personnel to the marine hydrographic survey... (read more)

Mark Pronk

Mark Pronk is Business Developer for Teledyne CARIS. For the last 14 years he has been working in the Marine Geospatial industry. Mark has worked for... (read more)

Mark Warner

Mark Warner is Marketing & PR Director at Inmarsat Maritime. He has over 18 years’ experience in the maritime industry and is a Univers... (read more)

Marten Hogeweg

Marten Hogeweg is product manager at Esri. (read more)

Martin Austin

Martin Austin is a Senior Lecturer in Coastal Sediment Dynamics in the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University, UK. His research focuses on the... (read more)

Mathieu Rondeau

Mathieu Rondeau holds a bachelor degree in surveying engineering from l’École Supérieure des Géomètres et Topographe... (read more)

Matthew Lee Crowley

Matthew Lee Crowley is a project surveyor at DeepOcean Management AS, supporting a major survey contract and providing technical input to commercial t... (read more)

Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson is the technical lead the Naval Oceanographic Office’s Hydrographic Department. He has received his BSc in Oceanography from th... (read more)

Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson is a physical scientist with the NOAA Office of Coast Survey. He works at the Atlantic Hydrographic Branch in Norfolk, Virginia, involv... (read more)

Mattijs de Lange Bsc

Ing. Mattijs de Lange Bsc is educated as civil engineer and hydrographic surveyor at the Amsterdam University for Applied Sciences. Since the 1980s he... (read more)

Michael Bergmann

Michael Bergmann is owner at BM Bergmann-Marine, a maritime consultants and advisor agency. Since 2004 he has been working closely with inte... (read more)

Michael Sutherland

Michael Sutherland is head of the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, and... (read more)

Michel Hofsteede

Michel Hofsteede is manager Operations at Rijksrederij. Before this position, he fulfilled several human resources-related positions at Rijkswaterstaa... (read more)

Mike Brissette

Mike Brissette is a Hydrographer and the technical sales engineer for R2Sonic, LLC. Prior to joining R2Sonic in 2013 Mike was the president of MosaicH... (read more)

Mike Poole

Mike Poole developed the original ideas and design iterations for the AutoNaut over a number of years.  He has a wealth of practical marine opera... (read more)

Mike Prince

Mike Prince is the Director National Charting Program for the Australian Hydrographic Service. He served the Royal Australian Navy as hydrographic sur... (read more)

Mohd Zainee bin Zainal

Mohd Zainee bin Zainal is lecturer of the Sea-to-Space Advanced Mapping (S2SAM) Research Group at the Center of Studies for Surveying Scienc... (read more)

Nathan Quadros

Nathan Quadros manages the Rapid Spatial Analytics research program at the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information in Australia. He has ex... (read more)

Neville Ching

Neville Ching was the Project Manager for the 2001, 2004 and 2006 Antarctic voyages and is the Contracts Manager at NIWA, Wellington, NZ (read more)

Nicholas Hough

Nick Hough is a technical adviser with IMCA, primarily supporting supporting the IMCA Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE)... (read more)

Nicola Marco Pizzeghello

Commander Nicola Marco Pizzeghello joined the Italian Navy in 1997. After studies at the Naval Academy in Livorno, he earned a degree in Political Sci... (read more)

Nicolàs de Hilster

After his education in hydrography, Nicolàs de Hilster was employed by Osiris from 1989 to 1996. He then moved to the Survey Department of Rijk... (read more)

Niels Kinneging

Niels Kinneging is geophysicist and senior consultant at Rijkswaterstaat. He works on various topics related to monitoring and data management wi... (read more)

Niels Nijhuis

Niels Nijhuis is acocunt manager at Teledyne Caris EMEA. He started his career in the Hydrographic Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy as manager of... (read more)

Nigel Townsend

Nigel Townsend is the founder of Coastal Hydrographic Pty Ltd. Nigel spent 18 years in the Royal Australian Navy as a hydrographic surveyor prior to 1... (read more)

Ninan Mathew

Ninan Mathew has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction from the University of Wollongong. He worked as a research enginee... (read more)

Noel Dyer

Noel Dyer is a developer and cartographer with NOAA’s Marine Chart Division (MCD). He earned his BSc (2011) and MSc (2016) from George Mason Uni... (read more)

Norbert Ott

Norbert Ott is scientific editor of the IBCSO mapping programme at AWI Bremerhaven, Germany. Before joining the ocean mapping world, he was a postdoct... (read more)

Norman Morrison

Norman Morrison, chief surveyor of DeepOcean AS, based in Haugesund, Norway has over 20 years of experience in the offshore subsea and hydrographic in... (read more)

Odd Breivik

Odd Breivik worked in various positions at NHS from 1972 to 2009. He has a maritime background with the Merchant Marine. He was section manager for th... (read more)

Ole Kristensen

Ole Kristensen, software manager at EIVA A/S, is responsible for all EIVA’s software development activities and therefore very familiar with all... (read more)

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 math... (read more)

Ole Ørpen

Ole Ørpen holds an MSc in Control Theory from The Norwegian Institute of Technology. He has worked with satellite positioning since 1978, initi... (read more)

Olivier Ayotte

Olivier Ayotte holds a college degree in surveying from college Ahuntsic (Québec, Canada) and completed  hydrographic... (read more)

Olumide Fadahunsi

Cdr. Olumide Fadahunsi is a hydrographer with the Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office. He earned a BSc from the Nigerian Defence Academy (1996) and an M... (read more)

Panos Komninos

Panos Komninos, MSc, MICS is chartering manager at Glomar Offshore BV in the Netherlands. He is responsible for all commercial, business development a... (read more)

Patrick Keown

Patrick Keown is a physical scientist in NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey managing hydrographic survey projects. Mr. Keown graduated in Geography (... (read more)

Patrick Rohan Larbalestier

Patrick Rohan Larbalestier is a project surveyor at DeepOcean Management AS. He joined Acergy’s graduate scheme in 2008 as a hydrographic survey... (read more)
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