Australasian Hydrographic Society

Greetings from the AHS and on behalf of our membership, I wish you all the best for 2012. AHS AwardsThe AHS has an Awards scheme to recognise the professionalism and service to our industry as well as to promote education in hydrography and related fields. The 2011/12 AHS awards are now open and the timetable is as follows: End Dec 2011- Call for nominationsEnd April 2012 - Nominations Close (4 months after opening)May - June 2012 - Committee considers award nominations and awardees advisedJune 2012 - Awards presented at World Hydrography Day Celebrations/AGM or similar. Details about the awards as... (read more)
2012-04-20 12:33:09

Australasian Hydrographic Society

HYDRO 2007 – “Focus on Asia' HYDRO 2007 was held in the Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Australia from 22 to 24 November 2007. Workshops started from 21st November on topics such as CARIS, HYPACK,education and heritage. Education Workshop An education workshop was organised by Venessa O’Connell for Wednesday 21st November 2007. The workshop involved the following guest speakers from education groups: •Dr Brent Hall – Head of School of Surveying, Otago University •Lieutenant Commander Richard Ball – Commanding Officer Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Hydrographic School •Simon Ironside – Australasian Hydrographic Surveyors Certification Panel. The workshop attendees were given an overview... (read more)
2008-01-19 12:00:00

Nicolàs de Hilster

After his education in hydrography, Nicolàs de Hilster was employed by Osiris from 1989 to 1996. He then moved to the Survey Department of Rijkswaterstaat (GAM-Department). In 2000, Nicolàs became the founding owner of Starmountain Survey & Consultancy. (read more)
2017-07-06 04:12:04

Australian Hydrographic Service

The Service reports that HMAS Melville recently completed a wide-ranging surveying season covering much of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in support of the PNG Hydrographic and Charting Redevelopment Project. This is jointly sponsored by the Australian Hydrographic Service, a service within the Royal Australian Navy, and the PNG Maritime Safety Authority and funded by the Asian Development Bank with the aim of providing new charts, including ENCs, and improving existing charts in the PNG area. CPCS Transcom, a Canadian company, is managing the rehabilitation project on behalf of the Asian Development Bank, whilst Australian Hydrographic Service management of the chart-production... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

Dr. Purbo Poerbandono

Dr.rer.nat. Poerbandono is Associate Professor in Hydrography and course coordinator of FIG/IHO/ICA Category A Hydrographic Surveyor Profession Education Programme at Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Study Programme, Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology of the Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. (read more)
2017-06-27 03:56:33

Dr Mathias Jonas speaks about World Hydrographic Day 2019

It's World Hydrography Day. This year's theme, 'Hydrographic information driving marine knowledge' helps us remember that hydrography touches our everyday lives. In this video, Dr Mathias Jonas, Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), shares his thoughts on the organization's role in providing a forum for collaboration, standardization, research, education, and bringing the field of hydrography to the global stage. (read more)
2019-06-20 07:12:39

Barbara Bond

Barbara Bond spent her career in public service as cartographic researcher in MoD, initially in the forerunner of the Defence Geographic Centre and latterly as the senior civilian Director and Deputy Chief Executive of the UK Hydrographic Office, the first Defence Agency. On retirement, became an independent consultant, advising UK government departments on graduate recruitment and international commercial companies on training in data capture for marine applications. Has considerable experience in Higher Education as Chair of Board and Pro-Chancellor of English university. Served on Higher Education Funding Council for England's's Advisory Committee for Leadership, Management and Governance, and on the Equality Challenge... (read more)
2017-10-11 03:08:56

Marine Institute, School of Ocean Technology (SOT)

The Marine Institute’s School of Ocean Technology (SOT) is a leading educational and applied research group located on the campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s.  Education/training and applied research programs are offered in four strategicareas: ocean instrumentation, underwater intervention, ocean mapping and ocean observing systems. The SOT team of 30 technologists, engineers, educators and scientists are committed to meeting the needs of a wide range of ocean industries, including fishing, offshore oil and gas, shipping and defense.  Education and Training programs include: Joint Diploma of Technology/Bachelor of Technology focused on Ocean Instrumentation, Ocean Mapping or Underwater Vehicles,... (read more)
2009-10-06 12:08:22

Hydrographic Society Benelux

News Web-site HSB Renewed The Hydrographic Society Benelux recently has renewed its web-site www.Hydrographicso ciety.nl - a valuable tool for communication between our members and disseminating information about our activities. As the web-site was developed by the HSB for its own members, the main language of the site is Dutch. The new site invites you to look at the following items: information about the organisation, calendar, news and vacancies. Interesting links may also be found on the site. At the Calendar all coming events are to be found and extra information is available regarding workshops and exhibitions. Further, workshop lectures... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

Russian Arctic Team Maps Five Islands Found by a Student

A Russian Arctic expedition has mapped five small islands in the Far North, discovered by a student analysing a glacier's retreat in satellite photos, the BBC reports. Before Marina Migunova's discovery in 2016, the islands were hidden under the Nansen Glacier, also known as Vylka, in the Novaya Zemlya archipelago. The islands Marina found are in Vize Bay, on the northeastern coast of Novaya Zemlya and range in size from 900 to 54,500sq m.  Marina received a special honorary diploma from the Russian Hydrographical Society for her discovery. She is now a naval oceanographical engineer in the Russian Northern Fleet. About... (read more)
2019-08-31 09:01:06
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