Hydro International's Authors

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Featured Authors

Per Espen Hagen

Per Espen Hagen

Per Espen Hagen has worked with AUV-related research and development for nearly 30 years. He was a member of the HUGIN AUV development team at the FFI from the early 1990s; from 19...

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Chris Haworth

Chris Haworth

Chris Haworth joined SeeByte in 2010 to help drive the transition of autonomy capability from research through to operational use.  Chris is currently Commercial Director for...

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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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Contributors to Hydro International

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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Ian Russell

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 hydrographic surveys for nautical...

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Inge van den Meiracker

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 internship at Archipelagos, she focus...

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Ioseba Tena

Ioseba Tena

Ioseba (Joe) Tena is tasked with shaping and growing Sonardyne’s instrument business for marine robotic systems across all application domains including offshore energy, defe...

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Iris Hoefnagels

Iris Hoefnagels

Iris Hoefnagels has been working as a project manager at the Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC) since 2016, where she is responsible for the ongoing projects in the Netherlands. She...

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Italo Oliveira Ferreira

Italo Oliveira Ferreira

Italo Oliveira Ferreira is a professor in Geomatic Engineering at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV). He is a geomatic engineer with a Master’s and Doctorate in Sp...

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Ivan Harnett

Ivan Harnett

Ivan Harnett is the renewables market development lead at Acteon with responsibility for building Acteon’s renewables market strategy and engagement with key clients. Prior t...

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Ivar de Josselin de Jong

Ivar de Josselin de Jong

Ivar de Josselin de Jong is solution director remote inspection at Fugro. He has an experience in the offshore industry of over 25 years, being active in various operational and ma...

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Ivo Wenneker

Ivo Wenneker

Since his appointment at Deltares in 2002, Ivo Wenneker has been carrying out research and consultancy work related to wave measurement and processing, laboratory wave ge...

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Jacek Łubczonek

Jacek Łubczonek

Jacek Łubczonek conducts research on hydrographic and topographic data processing using geoinformatics techniques and artificial intelligence methods at the Maritime University of...

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Jack Dangermond

Jack Dangermond

A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded Esri in 1969 with a vision that a mapping and analysis framework could provide a deeper understanding of our world and he...

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Jacopo Aguzzi

Jacopo Aguzzi

Jacopo Aguzzi’s research focuses on the presence and behaviour of marine species and changes in sampled biodiversity at different temporal scales, making use of new robotic m...

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James Williams

James Williams

James Williams is managing director of Swathe Services, which offers equipment rental and sales support to the marine hydrographic survey industry in the UK and Ireland. Throughout...

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Jamie McMichael-Phillips

Jamie McMichael-Phillips

Jamie McMichael-Phillips is director of The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project. A hydrographic surveyor and former Royal Navy captain, Jamie has worked in a range of leade...

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Jan Bremnes

Jan Bremnes

Jan Bremnes is employed by The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) as senior engineer at the Department of Instrumentation. During the building process of <i>Kronprins Haakon&...

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Janine Nauw

Janine Nauw

Janine Nauw is a researcher working at the Coastal System Sciences at NIOZ. She has vast experience in estuarine hydrodynamics, sediment and fish larvae transport, as well as in me...

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Jan Majcher

Jan Majcher

Jan Majcher holds a Master’s in Oceanography from the University of Gdansk, Poland, and a PhD in Environmental Science from Ulster University, Ireland. His academic research...

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Janneke Bos

Janneke Bos

Janneke Bos, BSc, is Rijkswaterstaat’s asset manager of the North Sea. She worked at the Netherlands Hydrographic Office for seven years before she joining Rijkswaterstaat 11...

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Jasmine Dumollin

Jasmine Dumollin

Jasmine Dumollin trained as a geographer and environmental sanitation expert and has worked for several government institutions. She has been working at the Flemish Ministry o...

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Jason Errey

Jason Errey

Jason has over 15 years of experience in the Environmental and Oceanographic industry including extensive experience in managerial roles in Australia and the Middle East, and a Mas...

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Javier Tegedor

Javier Tegedor

Javier Tegedor received an MSc in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in 2005. He has a PhD in Geomatics from the Norwegian University of Lif...

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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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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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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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