Young Marine Scientists' Day Registration Open

With a total of 80 abstracts submitted, the VLIZ Young Scientists' Day 2013, which is to be held on Friday 15 February 2013 in Bruges, Belgium, is an interesting seminar to attend. Registration is open now. A detailed programme of the hydrographic and marine science presentations will be announced later in January. New this year is that the Young Scientists' Day is preceded on Thursday afternoon (14 February 2013) by the VLIZ mini-symposium 'Marine Observations in the Southern Bight of the North Sea', during which the organisers will present research and researchers from the institutions in the wider region of... (read more)
2013-01-14 03:37:11

Calendar Contest Imagery Submission Now Open

Now in its ninth year of production, CARIS's calendar contest is back, and Canada-headquartered CARIS is now accepting submissions for the 2015 edition. CARIS software users are invited to submit their favourite CARIS images including geospatial datasets, maps, charts, 3D views and more. Images can be entered into the contest on the CARIS website. The submission deadline is 26 September 2014. Images can be submitted online. Similar to last year, CARIS users and friends will be the judges of the contest by voting for their favourite images. Voting will take place from 3 to 19 October 2014 on the CARIS... (read more)
2014-07-21 10:33:18

Registration Open: India Clean Seas 2016

At the India Clean Seas Conference, leading industry experts are to discuss aspects of marine debris, garbage management, waste disposal, recycling, biofouling and ballast water management, as well as the need for collaboration to develop a workable solution to mitigate the effects these pollutants cause to the environment and water bodies. Iconex is organising the India Clean Seas Conference (ICSC) 2016 from 22-24 September 2016 in the Holiday Inn Hotel, Goa, India, and registration is now open. With the theme 'Working for a sustainable Marine environment’, this conference will address all aspect of the marine debris & will provide industry with innovative... (read more)
2016-08-09 11:52:00

'Open Your Horizons' Career Promotion Drive

The vital issue of the skills shortages that current besets the offshore industry has deeply concerned the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). Throughout 2007 IMCA has been preparing a careers promotion quest, and they have now published their latest piece of ammunition for use in the ongoing campaign, 'Open Your Horizons: Global Careers in Marine Contracting', a colourful careers brochure that is international in outlook, has a carefully chosen positive message and is to be distributed widely.   The newly presented careers brochure is aimed at young men and women is already receiving positive feedback, according to IMCA. It invites... (read more)
2007-08-01 09:22:56

Teledyne RESON and Teledyne PDS Open Courses

Teledyne RESON announces a series of SeaBat and Teledyne PDS training courses. The open courses at different global locations cover Teledyne PDS for dredge or multibeam operations and SeaBat training. According to global training manager, Pim Kuus, Teledyne is offering a lot of training at users’ request throughout the year aside of the open Teledyne RESON and PDS Training. The training is then tailored towards the user’s specific setup or workflow. A dedicated support team at each global office allows Teledyne RESON to reach out locally for support or training. Teledyne PDS and Teledyne SeaBat Multibeam Sonar are widely used... (read more)
2017-02-10 11:28:28

Open Registration for REMUS 100 Training Course

Registration is open for the REMUS 100 Operations & Training Course, to be held during the week of 15-19 September 2014. Based out of Hydroid’s facility in Pocasset, MA, USA, this course will focus on basic vehicle operations and maintenance, with Hydroid’s technicians walking participants through all aspects of the REMUS 100 system. Hydroid’s intensive 5-day course is designed for a variety of skill levels, from first-time AUV users to experienced operators looking for a refresher. Participants come away from the programme with all the skills necessary to effectively operate a REMUS 100 system. Hydroid also offers customised 2 to... (read more)
2014-06-11 12:00:00

Registration Now Open for US HYDRO 2013

The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) will be hosting 2013 US HYDRO at the New Orleans Sheraton from 25 to 28 March 2013. The event is hosted by a non-profit organisation. In doing so, THSOA has strived to make this event affordable for its membership, bucking the trend of hydrographic conferences hosted by for-profit agencies. US HYDRO 2013 will feature hydrographic workshops focused on preparing hydrographers for the ACSM/NSPS Hydrographer Certification programme, along with company-based training. The hydrographic faculty from the University of Southern Mississippi will be presenting sessions on Geodesy, Vertical Datums, Positioning and Uncertainty. Additional sessions on USACE/IHO... (read more)
2013-01-29 04:40:11

Liquid Robotics Launches Open Oceans Partner Programme

Liquid Robotics, USA, has announced the Liquid Robotics Open Oceans Partner Programme, a global technology programme designed to accelerate the creation, integration and deployment of new technologies and applications for unmanned ocean systems. Building upon the Wave Glider, this programme offers participating partners a suite of open integration and development tools, web services, APIs, training and services as well as access to the first Open Linux, JAVA based Operating Environment and a scalable IP Backplane designed for unmanned maritime systems. The Open Oceans Partner Programme enables leading sensor, software and integration partners to leverage the Wave Glider’s open platform to... (read more)
2015-05-08 09:22:00

Data Revolution

Oceans, seas and coastal zones are one of the most, if not the most, important component of the Earth’s ecosystem. They cover more than two-thirds of the earth’s surface and more than three billion people on the planet depend on marine and coastal resources for their livelihoods. Oceans are crucial for global food security, oceans are one of the most important factors in regulating the global climate and they host the planet’s biggest biodiversity. Sustainable development of the oceans, seas and coastal zones is therefore critical, says the United Nations. The UN has set their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to... (read more)
2017-02-09 12:10:42

Big Data

The amount of data that humankind has gathered and stored over the past few decades is mindboggling. So too is the amount that is added every day, every minute even – and the speed and volumes are only increasing. And hydrography is certainly not one of the smallest contributors. Big, big chunks of data come from survey ships and airborne and satellite imagery every day for all kinds of purposes. And while many of those datasets are perfectly fit for the job they were acquired for, after they have been processed and analysed, basically put to use for the job,... (read more)
2014-12-15 02:14:51
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