Our Strategic Objectives

  • to promote the science of surveying in both salt and fresh water environments, including the adjacent shore and hinterland
  • to encourage the broadest possible inclusion of people and organisations interested in hydrography and related sciences and create a network for their interaction
  • to promote the dissemination and free exchange of information between all those engaged in hydrography and related disciplines
  • to promote the highest level of accuracy and diligence in the application of hydrography and related sciences in accordance with internationally-defined standards
  • to promote the advancement of education and training for those engaged in or intending to engage in hydrography and associated disciplines
  • to offer support and guidance to those seeking Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in hydrographic surveying and associated sciences and technologies
  • to promote the broadest pursuit of technological innovation for the purpose of hydrography and related sciences and technologies
  • to raise awareness of the career opportunities offered by hydrographic surveying and associated professions
  • to promote the highest possible standards of health and safety by and for the application of hydrography and related sciences

We realise these objectives through:

  • our constantly updated, informative website incorporating news, forthcoming events, details of relevant courses & training and recruitment advertisements
  • regular technical meetings and social activities within our Regions - both within the UK and overseas
  • publication of our quarterly magazine Soundings
  • our specialist seminars organised both centrally and within our Regions
  • our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) recording system supported by the major accredited bodies
  • our online archive of downloadable presentations from previous technical meetings, seminars and conferences
  • our frequently distributed e-Bulletin
  • our online recruitment advertisement services
  • our interaction with relevant academic institutions
  • our Student & New Graduate Chapter which supports those at the outset of their careers, helping them to forge links within the wider hydrographic community
  • publication of relevant careers guides
  • our local and national Education Funds
  • membership of the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies and associated links to other national hydrographic societies
  • opportunities to participate in the International Federation's 'Hydro' conference series
  • access to all the International Federation's publications e.g. The Hydrographic Journal and its Special Publications series
  • national and international influence on the profession via representation at relevant national forums

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