SHOM Hosting Two IHO Conferences

The French Hydrographic Service, SHOM, is host of the conference of two IHO committees: the 12th meeting of the Capacity Building Sub-Committee (CBSC) from 14 to 16 May 2014 at the SHOM headquarters in Brest and the 6th meeting of the Inter-Regional Coordination Committee (IRCC) in the Parisian branch from 19 to 20 May. The CSBC has about 20 members, concentrating on evaluation of the hydrographic education, the state of the nautical cartography and nautical information in developing countries. The sub-comittee also establishes ways to maintain relationships with national and international organisations that may be able to provide finance or... (read more)
2014-05-14 10:21:26

Real-time Weather Data for Homecoming of Hawaii’s Legendary Canoe

Liquid Robotics’ Wave Gliders are participating in the historic homecoming and celebration for the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s 'Hōkūleʻa' canoe after its three-year 'Mālama Honua' voyage covering 40,000 nautical miles. On the final miles of this historic journey, Wave Gliders will provide real-time weather, environmental and navigation data for the 'Hōkūleʻa' and her sister canoes as they sail into Oʻahu, Hawaii. This data will complement the traditional art and science of Polynesian wayfinding with modern technology for enhanced knowledge and safety. Hōkūleʻa’s homecoming celebration includes a three-day Mālama Honua Fair & Summit and Hōkūleʻa’s Education outreach. Liquid Robotics is honoured to... (read more)
2017-06-15 04:36:02

Plymouth University

Welcome to Plymouth We are a world-class, modern university*. Vibrant and friendly, with a strong reputation for innovation. Times Higher Education described us as one of the newly-emerging ‘modern global elite’. Your student experience We are one of the largest universities in the country with around 27,000 students studying a variety of courses from farming to photography, business to biology, and design to dentistry. Our roots go back more than 150 years to the School of Navigation, but it is our modernity that gives us energy and direction. It gives us the freedom to define our strategic priorities and our values. It... (read more)
2016-07-13 01:55:43

Australasian Hydrographic Society

Education Award 2008 The Australasian Hydrographic Society offers an Annual Education Award of AUD 2,500. The award is open to students studying or researching in any maritime discipline including, but not limited to, -hydrography -coastal studies -offshore resource surveys and management -port development and maritime engineering - law of the sea - marine cartography - environmental studies -marine geology, geophysics. Closing Date: Friday 12th December 2008 Application Formsare available from the Australasian Hydrographic Society Website ( 8 1). For further information, please contact the Australasian Hydrographic Society Education Award Panel on Ph: +612 99093437 , Fax: +612 99538203 and e-mail:... (read more)
2008-08-28 12:00:00

SNAME Technical Programme 2009

The technical programme for the Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME) Annual Meeting and Expo (21st to 23rd October at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI, USA) features papers on 35 ship design and production topics, three new continuing education courses and four timely panel discussions.     "This year's technical papers cover an expanded range of topics, presented in a format that encourages audience interaction and discussion with the presenters," said Nancy Ostin, SNAME Director of Membership and Marketing. Abstracts of all technical papers can be viewed at the conference website. The full text of each... (read more)
2009-09-15 01:21:59

IMarEST Lecture to Attract Young People

A lecture ‘A Century of Marine Engineering Training' delivered by Professor Chris Hodge FREng, Chief Electrical Engineer of BMT Defence Services will be the inaugural biennial Gordon Hodge Memorial Lecture held at the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) on 16 December 2008 from 17.00 in the IMarEST venue.   "The education, training and professional development of marine engineers, scientists and technologists has always been absolutely fundamental to the mission of IMarEST," explains IMarEST's Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Vaughan Pomeroy, Technical Director, Marine Business, Lloyd's Register. "The need for well-qualified and experienced people today is crucial... (read more)
2008-11-20 11:26:21

Students and Researchers Get Access to OceanWise Marine Mapping via Digimap

OceanWise’ intelligent marine mapping data is now accessible to students in Further and Higher Education across the British Isles via Digimap, the online map and data delivery service provided by EDINA, based at the University of Edinburgh. EDINA works with data partners such as Ordnance Survey, British Geological Survey, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Getmapping and OceanWise, to offer access to a variety of data collections for the purpose and benefit of education and research. Digimap allows students and researchers to create or interrogate mapping online by selecting an appropriate base map, adding annotations and customising the content, using measurement... (read more)
2019-01-18 11:20:45

Applications For The Australasian Hydrographic Society Award 2020 Are Open

The Australasian Hydrographic Society (AHS) has announced that applications are now being received for the Society’s 2020 Education Award.  The $3,500AUD award is provided to a student whose study - in the opinion of the Award Panel - best promotes hydrography and related sciences and best recognises the efforts of the student involved in the study of hydrography and related sciences. Applications are open from 1 Feb to 31 March annually. The Australasian Hydrographic Society (AHS) is a learned non-profit society that promotes the science of hydrography and marine exploration. The Society comprises members who are practising or retired hydrographic surveyors, and those that have... (read more)
2020-01-21 03:29:07

5 Questions to Dr. Mohd Razali Mahmud

Dr. Mohd Razali Mahmud is head of GeoCoastal Research Unit, Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Hydro International asked him 5 questions. Attracting sufficient students is a first priority at universities. What is the situation at your university? In the past, UTM was more focussed on the undergraduate intake. But now the university is also committed to postgraduate enrolment. As a consequence, we have reduced the undergraduate intake to cater for the postgraduate students. Therefore, the intake for the undergraduate students at UTM is sufficient. What impact does the increasingly important role of hydrographics have on education?... (read more)
2017-01-10 09:43:13

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
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