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Richard Goosen

Richard Goosen

Richard Goosen is a senior hydrographer with Fugro and was the hydrographer in charge of the UKHO project in the Turks and Caicos and Belize. He joined Fugro in March 2018 after co...

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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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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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Contributors to Hydro International

Martin Jones

Martin Jones

During his military career, he was the senior policy lead negotiating the shared objectives for the Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence (ASG), a geospatial intelligence burde...

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Mary Crowley

Mary Crowley

Mary T Crowly is the founder and executive director of the Ocean Voyages Institute, established in 1979 as a public charity based in Sausalito, California (US), with the goal of pr...

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Mashkoor Malik

Mashkoor Malik

Mashkoor Malik is a Physical Scientist (Hydrographer) with NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research. Mr. Malik received his MS in Ocean Mapping and IHO Category A certificatio...

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Mathieu Rondeau

Mathieu Rondeau

Mathieu Rondeau holds a bachelor degree in surveying engineering from l’École Supérieure des Géomètres et Topographes (Le Mans, France) and a mast...

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Matthew Lee Crowley

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 tenders. He graduated from Plym...

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Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson is the technical lead the Naval Oceanographic Office’s Hydrographic Department. He has received his BSc in Oceanography from the Florida Institute of Technol...

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Matthew Wilson

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, involved in data verification, softw...

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Mattijs de Lange Bsc

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 is engaged in offshore marine...

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Michael Bergmann

Michael Bergmann

Michael Bergmann is owner at BM Bergmann-Marine, a maritime consultants and advisor agency. Since 2004 he has been working closely with international organisations in the...

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Michael Sutherland

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 is an S-121 project team memb...

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Michel Hofsteede

Michel Hofsteede

Michel Hofsteede is manager Operations at Rijksrederij. Before this position, he fulfilled several human resources-related positions at Rijkswaterstaat. Before these positions, he...

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Michel Legris

Michel Legris

Michel Legris, Eng, PhD, is an Associate Professor at École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées Bretagne, Brest, France. After working for several year...

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Mike Brissette

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 MosaicHydro Ltd, and also served 20 y...

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Mike Poole

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 operations experience including 10...

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Mike Prince

Mike Prince

Mike Prince is the Director National Charting Program for the Australian Hydrographic Service. He served the Royal Australian Navy as hydrographic surveyor, navigator and commandin...

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Mohd Zainee bin Zainal

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 Sciences and Geomatics (CSSSG) for t...

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Nathan Quadros

Nathan Quadros

Dr Nathan Quadros is the digital & spatial business lead in the executive leadership team at Veris. He has spent more than 20 years deeply involved in the acquisition of both t...

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Neville Ching

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

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Nicholas Hough

Nicholas Hough

Nick Hough is a technical adviser with IMCA, primarily supporting supporting the IMCA Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE) committee and the Offshore Su...

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Nicola Marco Pizzeghello

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 Sciences focused on International...

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Nicolàs de Hilster

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 Rijkswaterstaat (GAM-Department)....

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Niels Kinneging

Niels Kinneging

Niels Kinneging is geophysicist and senior consultant at Rijkswaterstaat. He works on various topics related to monitoring and data management with special interest in hydrogr...

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Niels Nijhuis

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 personnel onboard the HNLMS L...

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Nigel Townsend

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 12 years at Fugro LADS, where h...

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Ninan Mathew

Ninan Mathew

Ninan Mathew has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction from the University of Wollongong. He worked as a research engineer for several ARC projects dur...

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Noel Dyer

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 University and is beginning his P...

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Norbert Ott

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 postdoctoral research fellow and lectu...

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Norman Morrison

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 industry. He is a Chartered Hydr...

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Odd Breivik

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 the Chart Production Section fro...

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Ole Kristensen

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 major sonar producers and the...

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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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Ole Ørpen

Ole Ørpen

Ole Ørpen holds an MSc in Control Theory from The Norwegian Institute of Technology. He has worked with satellite positioning since 1978, initially at the Norwegian Defence...

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Olivier Ayotte

Olivier Ayotte

Olivier Ayotte holds a college degree in surveying from college Ahuntsic (Québec, Canada) and completed  hydrographic survey training at CHS Ste-Fla...

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Olumide Fadahunsi

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 MSc from CCOM, UNH (2012). He h...

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Panagiotis Agrafiotis

Panagiotis Agrafiotis

Panagiotis Agrafiotis holds a doctorate in Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens as well as an MSc in Geoinformatics and an MEng diploma in Surveying Enginee...

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Panos Komninos

Panos Komninos

Panos Komninos, MSc, MICS is chartering manager at Glomar Offshore BV in the Netherlands. He is responsible for all commercial, business development and marketing activities for th...

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Patrick Keown

Patrick Keown

Patrick Keown is a physical scientist in NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey managing hydrographic survey projects. Mr. Keown graduated in Geography (BSc) from Western Kentucky Uni...

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Patrick Rohan Larbalestier

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 surveyor before moving to DeepOcean...

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Patrick Toomey

Patrick Toomey

Patrick R. Toomey is a consultant in all matters to do with ice navigation. He provides training of ice navigators, is co-author of The Ice Navigation Manual. He lectures on P...

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Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper

Paul R. Cooper retired from the US Naval Oceanographic Office as Director of the International Program after 35 years and then joined private industry before retiring in 2016. He i...

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Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper is the vice president of CARIS USA and the current president of the Hydrographic Society of America. He is also vice president of the US National Section of the Pan Ame...

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Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy is the general manager of Fugro, Perth, and remains keenly interested in geophysics, particularly MBES systems. Paul is a graduate in Ocean Sciences, and post-graduate...

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Pedro Poseiro

Pedro Poseiro

Pedro Poseiro has a Master’s degree in Geomatics Engineering and Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering Science from the University of Coimbra. He is a PhD student at the Natio...

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Peter Boon

Peter Boon

Peter Boon is business development manager Africa at Fugro. He focused on consolidating and (where possible) extending the market position of Fugro Survey in West Africa. He has pr...

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Peter Elliman

Peter Elliman

Peter Elliman serves as director of product marketing at Liquid Robotics where he helps customers and partners understand the value and potential of the Wave Glider. Prior to joini...

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Peter Holt

Peter Holt

Peter Holt is an engineer, archaeologist and survey consultant who has worked on archaeological projects in more than 25 countries. Peter designed and developed the Site Recorder s...

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Peter Schwarzberg

Peter Schwarzberg

Peter Schwarzberg was a nautical cartographer at the Danish Hydrographic Office. He has contributed with his charting expertise to IHO standardization work, and with his experience...

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Peter Spain

Peter Spain

Hailing from the land downunder, Dr. Peter Spain completed his dissertation in Ocean Physics in 1988 at the Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, after which he wor...

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Peter Wadhams

Peter Wadhams

Professor Peter Wadhams is head of Cambridge Polar Consultants Ltd., Cambridge, and Emeritus Professor of Ocean Physics at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretica...

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