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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Who Looks After the Hydrographer?
Chart

Who Looks After the Hydrographer?

‘A legal requirement to carry adequate nautical charts and books is found in both the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and national regulations, so marine...

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Government-Academia-Industry Partnerships

Government-Academia-Industry Partnerships

Since 2001, hydrographic survey-based studies have been growing in size, complexity and applications. This is a direct result of the continuously expanding success of these programs. Success can be me...

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Nautical Charts and UNCLOS
Nautical charts

Nautical Charts and UNCLOS

Nautical charts are fundamental elements recognised by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) for the accurate depiction of lines of delimitation drawn in accordance with the Con...

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An Antipodean Perspective
Survey

An Antipodean Perspective

New Zealand is an island nation isolated in a huge ocean. To place it in context, we have a land mass roughly the size of Italy, a population of four million and the distance from Auckland to Sydney a...

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New Light on an Old Science
geodesy

New Light on an Old Science

As we seek solutions to the challenges posed by the world's coastal areas, it is important to take advantage of the expanding range of applications brought by new technologies to the venerable practis...

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