Issue 69 - October 2016

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No. 69 - Autumn 2016 

Table of contents

  • From the Federation
  • From the Chairman
  • Membership News
  • Corporate Members Directory
  • In Memory of Adam Kerr
  • International News
  • Mailbox
  • Around the Regions
  • Meet the Board | Sean Cullen
  • Feature | Rapid Sound Speed Profiling in Plymouth Sound (Part 2)
  • Feature | The Met Office - Services and Forecasting
  • Feature | Hydrographic Surveying in Ultra-Shallow Applications
  • Book Review | Polar Mariner - Beyond the Limits in Antarctica
  • Events in Focus | MMF58 
  • Education | UCL MSc in Hydrographic Surveying  - A Year in My Life
  • Education | Update from the Education Committee
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: Marine geophysical/UXO spread launch/recovery operations from the back deck of the Kommandor Iona

Image courtesy of RMS Submarine 

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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.

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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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