The 2013 AHS Awards are now open for nominations. This scheme celebrates hydrography and allows the AHS to recognise those who contribute to improving the profession and enhancing community understanding.
The schedule is:
• Call for nominations: end
of January 2013
• Nominations close: 30 April 2013
• Awardees notified: 28 May 2013
• Awards Presented: World Hydrography Day on 20 June 2013 or AHS AGM
Details about the awards as well as nomination forms are available from the AHS website: http://www.ahs.asn.au/awards.html
East Australian Region
A successful EAR meeting was held on 12 Feb which precluded a farewell gala dinner for Commodore Rod Nairn AM RAN who retired mid-January as the Australian Hydrographer. The dinner was well attended and the Navy Jazz band provided fantastic music to dance and sing to.