Issue 74 - April 2019

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No. 74 - Spring 2019 

Table of contents

  • From the Federation
  • From the Editor
  • Membership News
  • Fellowship 2018
  • Corporate Members Directory
  • Meet the Board | Andy Dare
  • Around the Regions
  • Feature | Multispectral Backscatter for Classification of Seabed Sediment Types
  • Feature | Why the Clipper Clipped It
  • Feature | Can CSB Provide Navigational Value in Highly Dynamic Coastal Zones
  • Short Feature | The Curious Case of Roberto Calvi
  • Short Feature | (John) Wiffill's Spring
  • Education Matters | UCL-PLA Course Relaunch
  • Education Matters | Fugro Academy Cat B Course
  • Education Matters | SEA-SEIS Schools Outreach
  • Education Matters | Thrown in at the Deep End
  • Events in Focus | MMF62
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: Escape from the Castle
(c) John Fraser, NORBIT UK Ltd

An ASV C-Cat 3 equipped with a NORBIT iWBMSh high resolution multibram system pictured at Eileen Donan Castle, in the Highlands of Scotland, during a bridge inspection and engineering survey

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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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