Issue 71 - May 2017

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No. 71 - Spring 2017 

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • From the Federation
  • Membership News
  • Fellowships
  • Corporate Members Directory
  • International News
  • Around the Regions
  • Meet the Board | Mark Poole
  • Alan Ingham Award
  • Feature | Bathymetric Data Derived from Free Source Satellite Imagery
  • Feature | Evaluation of achievable accuracies by combining multiple data sources...
  • Feature | Crowdsourced Bathymetry: Utilising the crowd to obtain high-quality data
  • Feature | Use of Navigation Sonar in Maritime Frontier Exploration
  • Education | Student Presentations Evening
  • Events in Focus | CHAS 2017
  • Events in Focus | Ocean Business 2017
  • Events in Focus | Ocean Careers
  • Events in Focus | 13th Annual General Meeting
  • Education | Revised Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: A manned submersible fitted with Sonardyne's SPRINT-Mapper laser system is launched on a mission with NOAA to map the sunken U-576 off the coast of North Carolina

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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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