Who Looks After the Hydrographer?
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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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Cat A Hydro or Cat A Carto
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Cat A Hydro or Cat A Carto

For many years we have been familiar with the term ‘Cat A’ or ‘Cat B’, referring respectively to International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) A...

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Making a Wider Contribution
Oceanography

Making a Wider Contribution

Naval hydrographic schools are fine examples of educational institutions holding old traditions of academic excellence and being in the vanguard of new technological developments. They have to supply ...

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An Antipodean Perspective
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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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