The Emergence of AI in Hydrography

The Emergence of AI in Hydrography

With the ever-increasing and affordable availability of capacity and computing power to process and store data, the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) in marine geomatics, o...

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New Golden Age of Exploration

New Golden Age of Exploration

Jyotika Virmani was executive director of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE before she entered Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI), also as executive director. Two positions at the forefr...

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Forecasts for 2021: a Mixed Bag

Forecasts for 2021: a Mixed Bag

Ready to invest, in equipment, staff and training, but unsure about future growth at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic: that seems to be the outcome of our Hydro International Re...

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The Hydrography of the Former Zuiderzee

The Hydrography of the Former Zuiderzee

The 32km-long dam called the Afsluitdijk, separating what was then the Zuiderzee from the North Sea, was completed in the Netherlands in 1932. It transformed the Zuiderzee from a l...

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Sub-bottom Object Detection

Sub-bottom Object Detection

While nautical charting mainly focuses on bathymetry and objects that form a hazard to shipping, offshore construction and dredging require sub-bottom information. There is nothing...

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Hydrospatial and the Marine Environment

Hydrospatial and the Marine Environment

Hydrographic offices (HOs) today exist in a world of accelerating technological change that is influencing human behaviour and creating new needs for and ways of exploiting data to...

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