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Featured Authors

Bas Van de Sande

Bas Van de Sande

Bas van de Sande is a GIS expert with a background in spatial planning and development, focused on the Marine and Maritime Sector. He works for CDR International BV as an engineeri...

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Yves Pastol

Yves Pastol

Yves Pastol is the French expert for Airborne Lidar Bathymetry (ALB). He is one of the 2 funders of the Litto3D team in Shom, and he has worked since 2005 with many survey companie...

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Bas de Kruif

Bas de Kruif

Bas de Kruif received his MSc and PhD in control engineering at Twente University, the Netherlands. He has been working between industry and academia ever since, and enjoys bringin...

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Contributors to Hydro International

Jean Laporte

Jean Laporte

A former Naval Aviator and senior Cat A Hydrographer, Jean Laporte is currently Chairman of the IHO Hydrographic Dictionary Working Group and ARGANS managing director. He has spent...

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Jean Laporte

Jean Laporte

Eng. General J. Laporte, a distinguished SHOM hydrographer, pioneered SDB as early as 1987. He is presently SHOM Senior International Advisor.

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Jelle Tamminga

Jelle Tamminga

Jelle Tamminga gained a BSc in  Ocean Technology at Terschelling last year. He now works as a hydrographic surveyor for Deep BV in Amsterdam, and was one of the surveyors who...

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Jennifer Jencks

Jennifer Jencks

For the past nine years, Jennifer Jencks has been working at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI...

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Jens Lowag

Jens Lowag

Jens Lowag works as a project manager for Innomar Technologie GmbH. He holds a Master of Research in Marine Geology and Geophysics from the University of Southampton, UK.

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Jeroen Van Reenen

Jeroen Van Reenen

Jeroen van Reenen obtained his BSc Hydrographer at Nautical College of Amsterdam in 1991. Before joining the Port of Rotterdam in 1999, Jeroen worked  at Royal Boskalis D...

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Jesse Varner

Jesse Varner

Jesse Varner has been a GIS specialist at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Boulder, Colorado for 12 years. He has a degree in Computer Science from t...

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Jessica Keysers

Jessica Keysers

Jessica Keyers works at FrontierSI in the role of project manager and technical support. She has a broad range of skills and experience, focusing on topographic and bathymetric Lid...

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Jim Gardiner

Jim Gardiner

Jim Gardiner is a Research Scientist at Valeport Ltd.  He holds an MSc Applied Marine Science and a BSc (Hons) in Ocean Science – both from Plymouth University – a...

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Jim Rojer

Jim Rojer

Jim Rojer received an MSc degree in Control and Simulation from Delft University of Technology in 2017. In the same year, he founded a startup for the advanced control of multi-rot...

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Jindong Wang

Jindong Wang

Jindong Wang has been with NOAA and Earth Resources Technology, Inc. as a hydrodynamic modeller for 4 years. He holds a PhD in physical Oceanography from the Marine Science Researc...

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Joanne Masters

Joanne Masters

Joanne Masters is president of Masters and Masters, a full service marketing and communications consulting firm. With decades of experience in high technology sales and marketing t...

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João Ventura da Cruz

João Ventura da Cruz

João Ventura da Cruz is a Lieutenant and Hydrographic Surveyor in the Portuguese Navy. He attended the Portuguese Naval Academy from 2004 to 2009 and earned a Master's Degre...

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Joe Avis

Joe Avis

Joseph Avis received his BSc in Physical Geography before completing his MSc in Remote Sensing and GIS at Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK, in 2017 and 2018 respectively. His MSc...

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John Andrews

John Andrews

John Andrews is a research scientist associate at the Bureau of Economic Geology where he has worked on Lidar projects since 2000.  Though versed in various GIS and RS applica...

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John Church

John Church

John Church is an oceanographer with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Marine and Atmospheric Research and the Antarctic Climat...

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John Hall

John Hall

Dr. John K. Hall began his career at WHOI (1962-65) and then did his Ph.D. at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory from a drifting ice station in the Ar...

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John Hersey

John Hersey

John Hersey is the Research and Technology Team leader for SURVICE’s Applied Technology Operation, focused on the development of innovative solutions to meet the requirements...

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John Hupp

John Hupp

John Hupp is a research scientist associate at the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin.  His background is in GIS and Remote Sensing with an emphas...

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John J. Woo

John J. Woo

John J. Woo finished his mechanical engineering doctoral degree at the Illinois Institute of Technology of the USA in 1990. He developed the 6,000m class AUV OKPO-6000 from 1993 to...

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John Mitchell

John Mitchell

John Mitchell works within the marine geology group at NIWA, Wellington and was the Voyage and Project Leader for the 2001, 2004 and 2006 Antarctic voyages

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John Pepper

John Pepper

John Pepper is marketing director at OceanWise. He trained as both a land and hydrographic surveyor and has 40 years’ geospatial experience working in the UK and overseas wit...

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John Pinder

John Pinder

John Pinder is Port Hydrographer at Port of London Authority. John went to sea with P&O as a deck officer cadet in 1975, serving as a deck officer for 12 years and gaining...

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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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