Hydro International's Authors

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Featured Authors

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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Qassim Abdullah

Qassim Abdullah

Qassim Abdullah, PhD, CP, PLS, is vice president and chief scientist at Woolpert. He has 40-plus years of industrial, research & development and academic experience in analytic...

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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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Contributors to Hydro International

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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Marc Seidel

Marc Seidel

Marc Seidel is a geophysicist at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel focusing on electric and electromagnetic methods. Within the BASTA project, he is working on the in...

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Maria-Emanuela Mihailov

Maria-Emanuela Mihailov

Maria-Emanuela Mihailov is a senior researcher in physical oceanography at the Maritime Hydrographic Directorate – Constanta, Romania in the Research and Innovation Laborator...

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Maria Geraga

Maria Geraga

Maria Geraga is professor of Archaeological Oceanography at the Geology department of the University of Patras and a member of the Laboratory of Marine Geology and Physical Oceanog...

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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 Papakonstantinou

Maria Papakonstantinou

Maria Papakonstantinou is a research associate at the Laboratory of Marine Geology and Physical Oceanography in the Geology department of the University of Patras. She holds an MSc...

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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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Maria Teresa Reis

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 1998), is a research officer w...

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Maria Vernet

Maria Vernet

Prof Maria Vernet is a senior researcher/phytoplankton ecologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dr Vernet has conducted research in the Arctic since 1987 and in Antarctica...

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Mario Hoppema

Mario Hoppema

Dr Mario Hoppema is a senior chemical oceanographer/biogeochemist based at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany. He received his training in the Netherlands. His wo...

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Marita Luk

Marita Luk

Marita Luk has over a decade of experience as the business development manager for the School of Construction and the Environment at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (B...

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Mark Gray

Mark Gray

Mark Gray is a hydrographic surveyor at Swathe Services, which offers equipment rental, sales support and personnel to the marine hydrographic survey industry in the UK and Ireland...

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Mark Pronk

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 Teledyne CARIS, Eiva and Geoma...

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Mark Smits

Mark Smits

Mark Smits is Woolpert's geospatial program director and senior associate. A technical specialist, Smits is responsible for a wide range of geospatial services, ranging from photog...

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Mark Warner

Mark Warner

Mark Warner is Marketing & PR Director at Inmarsat Maritime. He has over 18 years’ experience in the maritime industry and is a University of Plymouth alumnus, holdi...

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Martin Austin

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 wave- and tidally-driven trans...

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Martin Jakobsson

Martin Jakobsson

Martin Jakobsson is professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics at Stockholm University. His research interests include the marine cryosphere, with a current focus on northern Green...

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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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Martin Pfennigbauer

Martin Pfennigbauer

Dr Martin Pfennigbauer holds a PhD in engineering from Vienna University of Technology. He has been employed by RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems since 2005, presently as director of...

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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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Massimo Caccia

Massimo Caccia

Massimo Caccia’s research focuses on the design, development and application of cooperative unmanned marine vehicles. He is currently prime investigator in the EMFF-EASME Blu...

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Mathias Jonas

Mathias Jonas

Dr Mathias Jonas is the secretary-general of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). Prior to this appointment he was vice president of the Federal Maritime and Hydrogra...

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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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Matt Quartley

Matt Quartley

Matt Quartley has headed the environmental monitoring instrument company, Valeport, since 2005. With a background in defining and specifying new products for development, he leads...

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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 MacHutchon

Michael MacHutchon

Michael MacHutchon – "Mac” – is a specialist marine geophysicist with over 17 years of experience in advanced geophysical post-processing and coastal, near- and o...

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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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Muhammad Abdul Hakim Muhamad

Muhammad Abdul Hakim Muhamad

Muhammad Abdul Hakim Muhamad is a researcher at the Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received his PhD fr...

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Najhan Md Said

Najhan Md Said

Najhan Md Said (PhD) is a professional hydrographic surveyor. He is currently serving the Royal Malaysian Navy as First Admiral. He is actively involved in national and internation...

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Narada Warakagoda

Narada Warakagoda

Narada Warakagoda is a principal scientist at FFI. He previously worked at Telenor R&D and SINTEF, contributing mainly to speech recognition and the Internet of Things. Warakag...

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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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Nick Smart

Nick Smart

Nick Smart – Technical Sales Support, Applanix.Nick is an experienced Hydrographic Surveyor with over 10 years’ experience. He joined Applanix in 2020 to provide pre-sa...

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