Issue 70 - February 2017

The Society's quarterly soundings magazine is circulated to all members of THS UK by post. If you would like receive regular copies of soundings please consider becoming a member.

soundings is now also available by direct subscription - for further information contact

No. 70 - Winter 2017 

Table of contents

  • From the Federation
  • From the Chairman
  • Membership News
  • Corporate Members Directory
  • International News
  • Meet the Board | John Fraser
  • Around the Regions
  • News from the Royal Navy
  • Feature | Enabling New Technologies in Seabed Geodesy
  • Feature | Heuristic Tidal Advisor: An Innovative Algorithm for Tidal Prediction
  • Feature | The Surveyor's Role in FPSO Development
  • Feature | Multibeam Operations and Data Interpretation at the BGS
  • Events in Focus | Hydro 2016
  • Education | Revised Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors
  • Recollections of Hydrography 'Back in the Day'
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: British Geological Survey's 9m survey catamaran White Ribbon on the Firth of Forth, Scotland

Reproduced with the permission of the British Geological Survey © NERC. All rights reserved

hpas_image.jpg (6.0 K)
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

rh_logo_20210622.jpg (12.0 K)
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.
yt_logo_rgb_light.jpg (3.2 K)

Recordings of meetings and presentations are regularly added so subscribe to be updated about new content.

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) 

Click here to find out how to subscribe to Soundings