Competency of Hydrographic Services
Training

Competency of Hydrographic Services

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organisation that was established in 1921 to support safety of navigation and the protection of the...

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Project Lessons Learnt

Project Lessons Learnt

There are few internationally funded projects that exist to ensure the safety of the mariner, protect the environment and enhance the economy of the coastal State in the areas where they are most need...

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Post-IPY: Arctic Mapping Continues

Post-IPY: Arctic Mapping Continues

Just as the 1957–1958 International Polar Year (IPY) marked the beginning of a decades’ long effort to map and understand the Arctic Ocean, the present IPY, which ended on 1 March 2009, is being f...

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Hydrographic Data Supporting Purposes
ITS

Hydrographic Data Supporting Purposes

Over the past years it has been recognised at national and international level that hydrographic data and the information collected for the production of navigational charts along with the support of ...

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Stimulating Science
Coastal zone

Stimulating Science

Recent ocean and coastal policy initiatives in the USA have re-established the link between economic development and science, designed to lead to innovation and job creation. As President Obama stated...

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Why Pursue ISO Certification?
ITS

Why Pursue ISO Certification?

One of the first questions an ISO reviewer asks a company’s CEO at the very beginning of an auditing process is: what are you looking for by pursuing ISO certification? There are several obvious wro...

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Measuring Small Changes in a Big Way
Lidar

Measuring Small Changes in a Big Way

Coastal wetlands are special places where the sea infuses the shore, creating an environment supportive of abundant plant and animal life. They are also fragile places, where a small change in the bal...

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Subsurface Innovation Theme Weeks