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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Bathymetric ENCs in Confined Waters

Bathymetric ENCs in Confined Waters

Electronic charts with greater scale and bathymetric content than any hydrographic office’s ENC (equivalent to a paper nautical chart) are not a novelty for many ports around...

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The Making of RV Kronprins Haakon

The Making of RV Kronprins Haakon

Norway is a maritime country with a very long coastline, plus it is very much a polar nation with 80% of its sea territory and 45% of its land mass north of the Arctic circle....

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30+ Years of Hydrographic Education

30+ Years of Hydrographic Education

A hydrographic education programme has been offered in Hamburg for more than 30 years. The programme was first offered in 1985 as an addition to an existing programme in general su...

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Seabed 2030: A Call to Action

Seabed 2030: A Call to Action

Despite countless days of surveying at sea, we have still mapped less than 20 percent of the world’s oceans. It is time to get organised, according to Rear Adm Shepard M. Smi...

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The Importance of Continuous Education

The Importance of Continuous Education

It is now well over ten years since Fugro Academy opened its doors within Fugro as a focal point for learning and development for the company’s 10,000-plus employees, who spe...

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Hydrographic Data Science

Hydrographic Data Science

We are seeing the introduction and application of automated technologies everywhere that supplant the common and accepted ways of doing jobs, writes Paul Cooper. Indeed, the pages...

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