What About the Other 88%?
mapping

What About the Other 88%?

Despite the last decade’s flurry of UNCLOS ECS mapping, the amount of the oceans surveyed remains around 12%. The continuing search for the MH370 wreckage emphasises our scant knowledge of the actua...

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Promoting the Blue ­Economy Concept
BLUE

Promoting the Blue ­Economy Concept

The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) recently held its 25th Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 16 to 21 June 2014. Commission 4, focusing on hydrography, was well represented with six...

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Capacity Building in the Workplace
Current

Capacity Building in the Workplace

Many projects intended to improve maritime safety have been conducted around the world over the years, many of which have been in what might be regarded as developing regions. Great efforts have been ...

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Crowdsourced Bathymetry
Survey

Crowdsourced Bathymetry

There is definite appeal to the concept of crowdsourced bathymetric data. But from where I sit as a National Hydrographer and nautical chart producer, the issues around using crowdsourced data are com...

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Coastal and Littoral Studies
mapping

Coastal and Littoral Studies

For more than a decade, coastal zone studies, including hydrographic survey-based mapping, have been growing in size, complexity and applications. With the growing need to better baseline and define t...

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