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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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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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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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Contributors to Hydro International

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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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 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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Phil Johnston

Phil Johnston

Phil Johnston has a background working at sea as an offshore environmental consultant. He specialised in the effects of underwater noise and passive acoustic monitoring for marine...

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Pierre Mouscardès

Pierre Mouscardès

Eng. CPTN P. Mouscardès, a former SHOM engineer endowed with considerable experience in hydrography and cartograhy, has been involved in SDB since 1987.

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Pieter de Haas

Pieter de Haas

Pieter de Haas is an entrepreneur with a naval engineering background and international experience in ship building, business development and change management. Actively involved i...

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Pim Kuus

Pim Kuus

Pim Kuus is a Hydrographic specialist and site engineering manager at Teledyne RESON UK Ltd, in Aberdeen. He holds an MScEng in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering from the Universit...

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Preston Martin

Preston Martin

Preston Martin is a marine scientist specialising unmanned survey systems for NewFields Sediment Management and Marine Sciences in Seattle, WA.

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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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Rachel Bobich

Rachel Bobich

Rachel Bobich, owner of RMB GEO, is an independent contractor in both the marine and geospatial data Industries. She specializes in multibeam acquisition and processing, satellite...

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Rachel Medley

Rachel Medley

Rachel Medley is Chief of the Expedition and Exploration Division within NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER).  She previously worked for NOAA’s O...

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Rafael Ponce

Rafael Ponce

Rafael Ponce graduated from the Mexican Naval Academy and served for 25 years in the Mexican Navy, on board destroyers and other vessels, and was CO of a hydrographic ship. Ponce r...

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Ray Kostachuk

Ray Kostachuk

Ray Kostachuk’s research focuses on collaborative field experiments on sedimentary processes in rivers, estuaries and lakes. He is currently working on sand and gravel dunes...

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Raymond Moore

Raymond Moore

Raymond – Chad – Moore is a Hydrographic Surveyor at TI Coastal Services.. He studied Geospatial Geoscience at the University North Carolina Wilmington and Geology and...

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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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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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Richard Guzmán Martínez

Richard Guzmán Martínez

Master Chief Petty Officer Richard Guzmán Martínez is head of hydrographic surveys at the Centre for Oceanographic and Hydrographic Research Caribbean (CIOH) and was...

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Richard Snijder

Richard Snijder

Richard Snijder graduated as a hydrographic surveyor from the Ocean Technology course (Cat A) at the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz, where he was highly valued for his services...

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Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Richard ‘Bungy’ Williams RN retired from the Royal Navy in 2011 after over 35 years service as a hydrographic surveyor and joined Kongsberg Maritime as the Business Dev...

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Robert Dane

Robert Dane

Robert Dane is founder and CEO of OCIUS Holdings Limited. Robert invented and patented SolarSails in 1996. The prototype won the Advanced Technology Boat Race in Canberra in 1997....

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Robert Ward

Robert Ward

Robert Ward was elected as one of the three co-Directors of the Secretariat of the International Hydrographic Organization, based in Monaco, in September 2007. Re-elected in 2012 f...

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Rodney Ladner

Rodney Ladner

Mr. Ladner is the director of the Hydrographic Department of the Naval Oceanographic Office. He began his career performing oceanographic systems engineering. Notable achievements...

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Rolien van der Mark

Rolien van der Mark

Dr. Ir. C.F. (Rolien) van der Mark studied Civil Engineering at Delft University of Technology. She did her PhD research at Twente University on river bed forms. She is an expert i...

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Roman Schotten

Roman Schotten

Roman Schotten conducted the work on the cBathy algorithm as part of  a Civil Engineering degree at the Technical University in Dresden. The work was executed at the Dutch res...

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Ron MacNab

Ron MacNab

Ron Macnab is a retired marine geophysicist who maintains an active interest in matters relating to the delimitation of the outer continental shelf according to the provisions of A...

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Ross Macfarlane

Ross Macfarlane

Since coming ashore, Ross Macfarlane has embedded his training and safety experience into his work with future technologies. His current position as USV Policy and Public Affairs A...

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Ryan Carlon

Ryan Carlon

Ryan Carlon is responsible for Liquid Robotics’ Global Commercial Environmental Assessment team that focuses on supporting the Science and Research community. He joined Liqui...

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Samuel Deleu

Samuel Deleu

Samuel Deleu studied Marine Geology at Ghent University, and has experience both in the academic world and the hydrographic industry. Since 2013, he has worked as a Team & Proj...

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Sanyal Sunil

Sanyal Sunil

Sanyal Sunil (1977) joined the Indian Navy and specialized in hydrographic surveying. He gained his sea legs in the Indian Navy’s Hydrographic Department, nurtured his intere...

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Sascha Flögel

Sascha Flögel

Sascha Flögel’s research interests are focused on cold-water coral ecosystems and their controlling long-term parameters. In order to acquire long-term data series of ph...

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Satish Sankaran

Satish Sankaran

Satish Sankaran is a Product Manager at Esri. He represents Esri on various standards related Technical Committees and helps drive Esri’s Open Platform vision.

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Sébastien Durand

Sébastien Durand

Sébastien Durand, vice chair and secretary of the S121 project team, works at for the Federal GeoSpatial Platform, Natural Resource Canada. His contribution to this standard...

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Sébastien Ybert

Sébastien Ybert

Sébastien Ybert has over 15 years’ experience in both the industry and the research sectors. With an MSc in Mechanical Engineering, he has worked as a project manager...

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Sergii Kortnieiev

Sergii Kortnieiev

Sergii Kornieiev - CEO/president of BaltRobotics. He was project manager of many large innovative international projects and has business administration experience in engineering c...

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Sergio Stefanni

Sergio Stefanni

Sergio Stefanni’s research interests are molecular ecology, population genetics and the phylogeny of marine organisms. He is keen to apply molecular tools to study marine bio...

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Shachak Pe'eri

Shachak Pe'eri

Shachak Pe’eri is a research assistant professor at the Center of Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), University of New Hampshire (UNH). His research focus is in airborne remot...

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Shannon Hoy

Shannon Hoy

Shannon Hoy is a 2012 graduate of the College of Charleston. She has worked with seafloor mapping at the University of Bristol, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Woods Hole Oceano...

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Shauna Ní Fhlaithearta

Shauna Ní Fhlaithearta

Ms. Ní Fhlaithearta graduated in Earth Sciences (BSc. Hons), after which she gained an MSc. in Earth Systems Science. She worked as a researcher at the University of Utrecht...

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Shepard Smith

Shepard Smith

Rear Adm. Shepard M. Smith is director of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and the US national representative to the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). In 2017, he w...

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Sonja Bhatia

Sonja Bhatia

Sonja Bhatia is a senior advisor to the Director General of the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS). In her substantive role, she is supervisor of the Tides, Currents and Water Lev...

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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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