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IHO releases new standards for hydrographic surveys

The IHO released earlier this month a new edition of the Standards for Hydrographic surveys (S-44). In addition to surveys to support the safety of navigation, these standards can be adapted for oil and gas, renewable energies, dredging, geophysics, and geotechnics.

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Audience with HSH Prince Albert II & priorities for the new Directing Committee

The new IHO Directing Committee was presented to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco on Tuesday September 8th 2020.

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World Hydrography Day

The IHO has released a new video for World Hydrography Day which highlights the relationship between hydrography and autonomous technologies. This includes aerial, surface and underwater survey drones as well as autonomous ships.

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New IHO guidelines for hydrographic geospatial data

The IHO has published new guidelines for the development of product specifications for the creation of hydrographic geospatial data.

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New director elected at the IHO

Following the postponement of the IHO Assembly due to the covid-19 pandemic, the IHO Secretariat initiated a remote voting procedure to fill the position of IHO Director which will become vacant in September 2020.

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Vital services continue around the world

Despite the covid-19 pandemic and many people across the world having to work from home, Hydrographic Offices around the globe can be proud of the work they are doing to continue to ensure safety at sea and other vital maritime services. Hydrographic Offices have had to adapt to new circumstances and are successfully ensuring that critical operations move forwards. Maritime Safety Information continues to be shared, NAVAREAs covered, and even the production and maintenance of digital nautical charts (ENCs) and relevant online marine data services is continuing despite constraints linked with the pandemic.

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Using hydrography to adapt to a changing ocean

The marine environment is constantly changing, whether due to variations in the climate, extreme environmental events, or simply the natural movement of tides and currents. Up-to-date hydrographic information enables countries to measure and adapt to these changes.

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