Taking your University to Work

Hydrographic Academy with Plymouth University
Solving issues with the future supply of hydrographic surveyors, the retention of existing staff, and the limited number of surveyors working within the industry who are formally qualified and professionally accredited to do their job requires training and education. The Hydrographic Academy takes studying with Plymouth University offshore. The offshore industry is facing an increasing threat to its success. Despite a relentless advance in technology and a globally buoyant market place, there are insufficient hydrographic surveyors being supplied from universities to satisfy demand. Historically, surveyors entered the industry once they had completed training and service in the Navy or had... (read more)
2013-03-26 01:20:54

Underwater Intervention 2016

Submission of Abstracts for presentations for Underwater Intervention 2016 is open. Deadline for online submission is 20 October 2015. Topics are: Commercial Diving Work Class ROVs Observation Class ROVs Manned Submersibles Instruments and Sensors Marine Education/Academia Ocean Exploration and Marine Archaeology Deepwater Field Development AUV Technology MAS Technology Advanced Underwater Engineering Import/Export Compliance or How to Avoid Federal Prison Subsea Survey Technical Poster Presentation and Display Research and Development Author instructions and abstract manager link are on the event website. (read more)
2010-04-06 01:59:36

Katy Barbier-Greenland

Katy Barbier-Greenland is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and now lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She holds undergraduate degrees in social science majoring in psychology and social work with honours, as well as a Master of Information Management with a research specialisation. Katy’s professional background comprises mostly policy analysis and research management positions in the health and education sectors, and she now works as a freelance writer and researcher.  (read more)
2018-12-11 11:48:59

Haestad Methods, Inc.

Haestad Methods, Inc. (CT, USA) is internationally recognised as a water resources software company by water and wastewater utilities, government agencies, engineering consulting firms and universities. Founded in 1979 by John R. Haestad, the privately held company provides more than 130,000 civil engineers in over 170 countries with hydrologic and hydraulic modelling software, technical services, continuing education workshops and computer-assisted publications. In 1979, Haestad Methods was the first company in any industry to move software designed for large mainframe computers to PCs. It pioneered the development of Windows-based software for water resources modelling, making these models widely available. The company’s... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00


  Australasian Hydrographic Society   AHS Forum A forum page has been established on the AHS website to encourage members to discuss important issues and hopefully bridge the gap between members in distant or remote locations where meetings are impossible. The forum web page is at weblink 1.   AHS Education Page An education tab has been added to the AHS web page. The pages seek to encourage young people interested in hydrographic surveying as a career, as well as assist those seeking to gain certification. Links to the Surveying & Mapping Industry Council of NSW (SMIC NSW) and the Institution... (read more)
2009-01-05 12:00:00

New Book: ‘GNSS Survey & Engineering’

Geomares Education introduces a new book, called ‘GNSS Survey & Engineering’, written by Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk. 'GNSS Survey & Engineering' is aimed at providing the everyday professional GPS user with enough background information for the understanding and correct operation of satellite navigation equipment in general and particularly GPS. The new book is based on the lectures the author has written for the Skilltrade course in hydrographic surveying as well as a series of articles on satellite navigation systems. Today, GPS is almost synonymous with simple navigation and positioning in nearly all sectors. There are many brands and models to choose from... (read more)
2017-01-25 02:53:49

New IHO Directing Committee Responsibilities

The new IHO Directing Committee, comprising Mr. Robert Ward, president, and Mr Mustafa İpteş and Mr Gilles Bessero, directors, will assume office on 1 September 2012. The new Directing Committee met recently to decide on the distribution of responsibilities between the new directors. Responsibilities will generally follow the arrangement of the three parts of the IHO Work Programme, and be distributed as follows: Robert Ward - president Relations with EU, the United Nations including IMO and WMO, international bodies concerned with hydrographic matters in polar regions, Non-Member States of the IHO, and other relevant organisations and bodies as appropriate; Matters... (read more)
2012-08-08 01:25:15

Second-level Master in Marine Sciences: Ocean Physics and Technology

The second-level master in ocean physics and technology is a joint degree between University of Naples Parthenope and University of Bologna, Italy, in cooperation with the Italian Hydrographic Institute of the Navy. Its aim is to advance education in oceanography in order to face the challenges of the sustainable management of ocean resources and the development of marine activities. Deadline for applications is 30 September 2016. The new Master in ‘Ocean Physics and Technology’ wants to advance education in oceanography in order to face the challenges of the sustainable management of ocean resources and the development of marine activities. The specific high... (read more)
2016-06-06 01:39:05

Marine Insititutes Co-operate to Improve Ocean Knowledge

Hydro International interviews Peter Harris
The full feature is online at http://member.hydro-international.com/. Please subscribe for free using the Subscribe button in the left hand column. Peter Harris outlines how hydrography contributes to marine science. Seafloor mapping forms the basis for almost all marine research programmes. Mapping of the seafloor assists science in designing a seafloor sampling programme, understanding processes like sediment transport and tectonics and in identifying benthic habitats. The education of hydrographic technologies should therefore also play a larger role within scientific education. As a marine expert, Peter Harris has worked with a multi-disciplinary team to design Australia’s national representative system of marine protected... (read more)
2013-01-18 02:44:53

OPITO Strengthens Westminster Presence

OPITO, the UK oil and gas industry's focal point for skills and workforce development has strengthened its presence at Westminster with the addition of a new policy affairs manager to bolster the sector's profile with government. Rona Macdonald has joined Aberdeen-headquartered OPITO after seven years as government relations manager with Oil & Gas UK where she was instrumental in ensuring the industry's voice was heard at Westminster.   She joins policy affairs director Gillian Black as the organisation prepares to further establish the platform it has begun to build in Westminster during 2011. "While we have made great strides to... (read more)
2011-08-02 11:35:48
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