Issue 72 - November 2017

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No. 72 - Autumn 2017 

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • From the Federation
  • Membership News
  • Corporate Members Directory
  • In Memory of David Knight | David Goodfellow 
  • Around the Regions
  • Meet the Board | John Dillon-Leetch
  • Feature | Hurricane Irma
  • Feature | Subsea Rock Installation Projects
  • Feature | Interview with Dr Mathias Jonas, IHO Secretary-General
  • Feature | LBL Subsea Positioning Case Studies
  • Report | Standards for Hydrographic Surveys
  • Events in Focus | HydSoc@TheMagpie
  • Events in Focus | MMF59
  • Events in Focus | Developments in Marine Survey
  • Education | STEM@Sea
  • The Travails of Odysseus
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: Fugro Discovery crew members deploy Dragon Prince EdgeTech DT-1 towfish during seafloor search for MH370 (Source: ATSB, photo by ABIS Chris Beerens RAN)

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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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