Archive

Card news
Capacity-Building Sub-Committee discusses new projects and challenges

The Capacity Building Sub-Committee (CBSC) met last week in Denpasar, Bali, for its annual meeting where participants discussed training and education initiatives. Hosted by Pushidrosal, the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Centre of the Indonesian Navy, the gathering enabled the Committee members to review projects such as the IHO e-learning centre and achievements of the Empowering Women in Hydrography project.

Read more
Card news
Hydrographic Services and Standards Committee discusses progress in standards

Pushidrosal, the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Centre of the Indonesia Navy, hosted the annual meeting of the Hydrographic Services and Standards Committee (HSSC) last week, in Denpasar, Bali.

Read more
Card news
How to Participate in World Hydrography Day

Celebrated on 21 June, World Hydrography Day is designed to raise awareness about hydrography and how it plays a role in improved knowledge of the seas and oceans.

Read more
Card news
The IHO welcomes its 98th Member State

The International Hydrographic Organization is increasing its ranks with the accession of Albania as its 98th Member State.

Read more
Card news
The European Commission and the IHO celebrate 10 years of fruitful cooperation

On 6 May 2022, the European Commission and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two Organizations at the headquarters of the European Union's DG Mare.

Read more
Card news
Mediterranean and Black Sea countries discuss charting in the region

The 23rd Conference of the Mediterranean and Black Seas Hydrographic Commission (MBSHC) took place in Slovenia end of March. Coastal states discussed coordination of charting in the region, governance and capacity-building among others.

Read more
Card news
From ocean mapping to Argo floats: how are we learning about the changing ocean?

Better ocean data can be used to inform a variety of decisions from storm preparedness to seaweed farming. As part of the Monaco Ocean Week, the IHO hosted an event which provided an overview of some of the work being done to increase our knowledge of the ocean, from Prince Albert I of Monaco’s original idea of ocean mapping to the Argo programme, an exciting, global multidisciplinary project.

Read more
Card news
What is progress with crowd-sourced depth data around the world?

The Crowdsourced Bathymetry Working Group met last week to discuss progress on an IHO-led citizen science initiative to collect seafloor depth data. Discussions focused on updating guidance and learning about progress from some of the first trial projects around the world.

Read more