Issue 68 - August 2016

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No. 68 - Summer 2016 

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • Membership News
  • Corporate Members Directory
  • International News
  • Around the Regions
  • Meet the Board | Paul Aldersley
  • Feature - The Hydrographer as an Expert
  • Feature - Investigating the Precision of Photogrammetric Surveys of Beaches using an Unmanned Aerial System without Ground Control Points
  • Feature - Hydrographic Instruction 1490: Firth of Forth
  • Book Review - Charting Polar Seas
  • Events in Focus - EEEGR Symposium 
  • Education - Student Presentations Evening 2016 | Lectures for Schools 2016 | HydroFest 2016
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: The new high resolution DTS-500 Deep Tow Sparker from Applied Acoustics, designed to operate from an industry standard coaxial tow cable

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The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) Hydrographic Professional Accreditation Scheme (HPAS) is now open for applicants.
For further information go to our HPAS page

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Remote Hydrography Conference and Exhibition
22-24 February 2022, Dublin
For further information see the Remote Hydrography web pages.

If you have missed a regional or national presentation, or event, you can catch-up via The Hydrographic Society UK YouTube channel.
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Alan Ingham Award
Recognising excellence in students and recent graduates

Deadline 31st December

Short Society Films

Relevance of the Society (Southern Region)

Student Presentations Evening (Plymouth)

Why attend Regional meetings? (North West) 

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