Issue 55 - March 2010

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No. 55 - February 2010

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • Membership News
  • Membership News - Emeritus Membership
  • Around the Regions - South West
  • Around the Regions - Southern
  • Around the Regions - Scotland & Middle East
  • Around the Regions - North West
  • Feature - Discover Oceanography
  • In Memory of - Rear Admiral Sir David Haslam
  • Events in Focus - Hydrography and Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure
  • Events in Focus - Civil Hydrography Annual Seminar 2010
  • Events in Focus - World Hydrography Day 2009
  • News from the RN Surveying Service
  • The Travails of Odysseus
  • Feature - Aitcho Island
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: A personnel basket - frequently known as a Billy Pugh - is commonly used to transfer personnel between service vessels, ships and platforms.

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Remote Hydrography Conference and Exhibition
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Alan Ingham Award
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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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