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Leo Maas

Leo Maas

Leo Maas is an oceanographer, interested in waves in stratified and rotating fluids. He has published over 60 papers in international journals and teaches a class on internal...

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Sr Fariza Muhamad Faiz

Sr Fariza Muhamad Faiz

Sr (Surveyor) Fariza Muhamad Faiz graduated from the University of Technology Mara (UiTM) in 2006 with an honours degree in Surveying Science and Geomatics, with a Vice Chancellor...

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Axel Banasch

Axel Banasch

Axel Banasch graduated in mechanical engineering from Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, and has more than 20 years of experience in CAx. He joined the R&D...

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Contributors to Hydro International

John Sperring

John Sperring

John Sperring, Royal Australian Navy Reserve Capability Manager Lieutenant Commander, manages thirty active Naval Reserves, providing the Australian Hydrographic Service with speci...

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John Vint

John Vint

John Vint graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc in Surveying Science. After university he joined Racal Survey and then via acquisitions worked for Thales GeoSolutions...

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Jonathan Beaudoin

Jonathan Beaudoin

Jonathan earned a PhD in the field of Marine Geomatics from the University of New Brunswick (UNB, Fredericton, Canada), specialising in multibeam data processing and analysis. Afte...

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Jonathan Pritchard

Jonathan Pritchard

Jonathan Pritchard is an IHO S-100 expert, and a S-121 project team industry representative. He is a senior technical manager at IIC Technologies in the UK with over twenty years&r...

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Jonathan Turner

Jonathan Turner

Jonathan Turner is an Associate at NLA Ltd. As a professional proponent of organisational change Jonathan has a record of achievement in the private, defence, health and finance se...

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Joost Boers

Joost Boers

Joost Boers has held various positions at Geomares Publishing since 2006. In October 2013, he became editorial manager of Hydro International. He was a council member of the Hydrog...

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Jordan McManus

Jordan McManus

Jordan McManus, programmer analyst at CIDCO. Graduated in software engineering from the University of Ottawa in 2006. Specialized in physical oceanography and software development...

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José Martinez Diaz

José Martinez Diaz

José Martínez Díaz is a survey products supervisor with Fugro, working extensively on ALB projects. He is an NSPS/THSOA Certified Hydrographer with more t...

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Joseph Seppi

Joseph Seppi

Joseph Seppi, CMS, PMP, is senior vice president and geospatial sector leader at Woolpert. He has trained as a geologist, geomorphologist, hydrologist and ecological planner, and h...

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Julian Le Deunf

Julian Le Deunf

Julian Le Deunf is a French hydrographic category A engineer. After graduating in 2015 from ENSTA Bretagne, where he completed a six-month internship at CCOM (UNH, US), he started...

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Julia Powell

Julia Powell

Julia Powell is the Electronic Navigational Chart technical director for NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and represents the United States on various standards committee’s...

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Justin Manley

Justin Manley

Justin Manley is a technologist and executive experienced in multiple sectors. Mr. Manley founded Just Innovation Inc. in mid-2015 to support clients involved with unmanned vehicle...

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Justy Siwabessy

Justy Siwabessy

Justy Siwabessy is a marine acoustic scientist at Geoscience Australia. His research focuses on seabed mapping, particularly on multibeam bathymetry and backscatter and their appli...

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Kam Austine

Kam Austine

Kam Austine is employed by EGS Survey PTY Ltd (Australia) as business development manager. He studied MSc Hydrographic Surveyor. The EGS Group of companies has participated in...

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Karen Marks

Karen Marks

Karen Marks is a geophysicist at the NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, in College Park, Maryland, USA.  Her research focuses on satellite altimetry, bathymetric predict...

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Karl Kenny

Karl Kenny

Karl Kenny, president and CEO of Kraken Sonar Systems, grew up in a small fishing village in Newfoundland with connections to the sea. Since his early days as a maritime surface of...

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Katy Greenland

Katy Greenland

Katy Greenland is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and now lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She holds undergraduate degrees in social science majoring in psychology and so...

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Kevin Whyte

Kevin Whyte

Kevin Whyte is a project manager and marine civil engineer at the subsea asset protection and intervention division of Geomara. He completed his undergraduate B Eng. degree and als...

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Kim Picard

Kim Picard

Kim Picard is a marine geoscientist at Geoscience Australia. Her research focuses on using mapping techniques to understand the processes that shape the seafloor across a wide...

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Kira Coley

Kira Coley

Kira Coley is a freelance science and technology writer specialising in the ocean science and technology. She is a regular contributor to several leading trade magazines and t...

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Kirill Otradnov

Kirill Otradnov

Kirill Otradnov is partner, CTO and chief designer at BaltRobotics. He is an experienced project manager in complex international projects on robotics, telecommunication and c...

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Klaus von Bröckel

Klaus von Bröckel

Klaus von Bröckel is a senior scientist at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany., He started with all aspects of phytoplankton ecology more than 40 y...

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Kristiyan Panayotov

Kristiyan Panayotov

Kristiyan Panayotov is a land survey engineer who graduated from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in Sofia, Bulgaria. He also studied Cartography and T...

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Kutalmis Saylam

Kutalmis Saylam

Kutalmis Saylam is employed as a research scientist associate at the Bureau of Economic Geology, of the Jackson School of Geosciences, at the University of Texas at Austin. He has...

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Kyle Goodrich

Kyle Goodrich

Kyle Goodrich, President, TCarta Marine, Denver, Colorado, US, has had a 19-year career in geospatial services. Since founding TCarta in 2008, Kyle has led numerous global geospati...

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Laura Robinson

Laura Robinson

Laura Robinson is a Reader in Geochemistry at the University of Bristol, Bristol, UK. Her research is focused on documenting and understanding the processes that govern climate on...

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Laurie Biscara

Laurie Biscara

Laurie Biscara earned her PhD in Marine Geology from Bordeaux University in 2011. She has been working at SHOM since 2012 and has participated extensively in the implementation of...

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Lawrence Haselmaier

Lawrence Haselmaier

Lawrence Haselmaier is an Oceanographer for the Naval Oceanographic Office'sHydrographic Department. He has received his BSc in Physics from the University of Alabama and his MSc i...

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LCDR Cesar Reinert Morais

LCDR Cesar Reinert Morais

LCDR Cesar Reinert B Morais graduated from the Brazilian Naval Academy in 1997, became a Hydrographer in 2001 and earned an MSc in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography from the Ro...

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Leandro Posoni

Leandro Posoni

Leandro Ponsoni is an oceanographer graduate from the University of São Paulo, where he also completed his master thesis. He has a PhD in physical oceanography from Utr...

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Lijuan Huang

Lijuan Huang

Lijuan Huang has been with NOAA as an oceanographer for 10 years developing tide reduction models to support hydrographic operations. She holds an MSc in Geological Oceanography fr...

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Lijuan Huang

Lijuan Huang

Lijuan Huang has been with NOAA and The Baldwin Group, Inc. as an oceanographer for 9 years and has provided tide reductions to support hydrographic operations. She holds a MSc in...

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Lilian Lieber

Lilian Lieber

Lilian Lieber is a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen investigating basking shark behavioural ecology using hydroacoustic methods. Her wider research focuses on basking shar...

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Lisa Brisson

Lisa Brisson

Ms. Lisa Brisson was the lead engineer for EdgeTech’s bathymetric products. Her expertise is in underwater acoustics and hydrographic surveying. Over the last years she...

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Louis Licate

Louis Licate

Louis Licate has been with NOAA as an oceanographer for 5 years developing tide reduction models to support hydrographic operations. He holds a BSc in Physics from St. Louis Univer...

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Lt Cdr Chukwuma Azuike

Lt Cdr Chukwuma Azuike

Lt Cdr Chukwuma Azuike is a hydrographer with the Nigerian Hydrographic Office. He graduated with a BSc from the Nigerian Defense Academy (2000) and an MSc from CCOM, UNH (2012).

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Lt Cdr João Vincente

Lt Cdr João Vincente

LtCdr João Vicente has been a hydrographer (CAT A) at the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute since 2000, with an MSc in GIS Science from Lisbon University (2011). He is curre...

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Lt Cdr Michael Gonsalves

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 the hydrographic survey ships Ra...

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LT Christine Schultz

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 Service’s Ocean Prediction C...

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Lt Georgios Georgopoulos

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 decade. He holds an MSc/PgDip in...

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Luis Conti

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, Brazil. Today he is associate prof...

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Luís Santos

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 (2002-2003). He worked as teacher as...

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Maaten Furlong

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 development and operation. In 2013, he...

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Maggie Tran

Maggie Tran

Maggie Tran works as project manager at Geoscience Australia, involved in data processing and coordinating the public delivery of the seabed data acquired from the search for MH370...

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Marcelo Rodrigues

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 Marine Geology research for 17...

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Marck Smit

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 Technology Department. This depar...

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Marc Roche

Marc Roche

Marc Roche is a geologist and scientific advisor and, since 2005, Head of the Continental Shelf Service (COPCO) in the Belgian Federal Public Service Economy. He is in charge of ma...

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Marianne Molchan

Marianne Molchan

Marianne Molchan is president of Molchan Marine Sciences LLC, a consulting business dedicated to promoting a safe and secure marine environment. Specialties include ship and underw...

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Maria Pleskach

Maria Pleskach

Maria Pleskach graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kyiv Polytechnic Institute' with a degree in underwater acoustic engineering. She is currently employed...

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Maria Simsky

Maria Simsky

Maria Simsky is a technical writer in marketing and communication at Septentrio. She has an engineering background with in-depth experience of GNSS technologies and software. She i...

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