Issue 53 - March 2007

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No. 53 - March 2007

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • Membership News
  • Around the Regions - Southern and South West
  • Feature - Boundary Making Under UNCLOS
  • Feature - Season of Discovery
  • News from the RN Surveying Service
  • Feature - A Fair Deal for Offshore Survey Personnel
  • Education - TechFest 2006
  • The Travails of Odysseus
  • Mailbox
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: Areas surveyed in Scapa Flow during 2006 by the MCA Emergency Towing Vessel Anglian Sovereign as part of the ScapaMap Project. Chart backdrop reproduced from Admiralty chart BA 35 with permission of HM Stationery Office and the UKHO.

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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
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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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