Downloads & Videos

Below is an archive of previous meetings and events for which associated reports, presentations or other documents may be downloaded.

Presentations from past Hydro Conferences can be downloaded from the dedicated Hydro Conferences website or by clicking on the link conference links on the right.

Links to the Society's Video Presentations can also be on he right-hand side of this page.


2017

59th Marine Measurement ForumTHS UK07 July 2017hosted by The Hydrographic Society UK
Sunbury-on-Thames

4th Annual South West Region Student Presentations EveningSouth West Region25 April 2017Featuring Keynote speaker from Jan De Nil and a series of presentations from BSc and MSc students at the University of Plymouth
Plymouth

HydroFest 2017THS in Scotland12 April 2017An Introduction to Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

13th Annual General MeetingTHS UK05 April 2017Southampton

East Anglia Region Evening MeetingEast Anglia Region21 March 2017Presentations by staff at University of East Anglia
Norwich

2016

East Anglia Region Evening MeetingEast Anglia Region13 October 2016An evening of presentations by and on behalf of The Hydrographic Society UK highlighting the range of opportunities in offshore industries
East Anglia

Cost-Efficiencies SeminarTHS in Scotland15 June 2016Half-day event jointly hosted by the Society for Underwater Technology and The Hydrographic Society in Scotland
Aberdeen

Lectures for Aberdeenshire SchoolsTHS in Scotland18 May 2016Raising awareness of careers in offshore survey career opportunities amongst S1 and S2 schools groups
Aberdeen

Lectures for Aberdeen City SchoolsTHS in Scotland18 May 2016Raising awareness of careers in offshore survey career opportunities amongst S1 and S2 schools groups
Aberdeen

HydroFest 2016THS in Scotland20 April 2016An Introduction to Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

3rd Annual South West Region Student Presentations EveningSouth West Region19 April 2016Featuring Keynote speaker Dr Travis Mason FHydSoc and over a dozen presentations from BSc and MSc students
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region01 March 2016'Moving sands and their impact on safe navigation' by Mark Burrows, Port Hydrographer, Bristol
Plymouth

Southern Region AGM & Evening MeetingSouthern Region10 February 2016A presentation on 'The Mulberry Harbours - Past and Present' by Chris Howlett will be followed by the Region's AGM
Southampton

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region02 February 2016'Passive Acoustic Monitoring - noise in the ocean and in particular the impact of anthropogenic noise' by Roy Wyatt, Seiche Measurements Ltd
Plymouth

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region20 January 2016featuring presentations on 'VORF' and 'High Resolution Surveys on the Thames' accompanied by light refreshements
London

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region13 January 2016'Double differenced static positioning - How reliable is the solution?' by Jeff Faulkner
Plymouth

2015

South West Region AGM and Evening MeetingSouth West Region03 November 2015'Imaging the wreck of the Costa Concordia' by Stuart Leather, Adus DeepOcean
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region06 October 2015'Latest developments using unmanned surface vessels for hydrography' by James Cowles, Autonomous Surface Vehicles Ltd
Plymouth

UXO Survey SeminarTHS UK19 June 2015A one-day and accompanying table-top exhibition focusing on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys
Southampton

Pipeline Design and Integrity SeminarTHS in Scotland17 June 2015Half-day event jointly hosted by the Society for Underwater Technology and The Hydrographic Society in Scotland
Aberdeen

HydroFest 2015THS in Scotland22 April 2015An Introduction to Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

THS in Scotland AGM and Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland25 February 2015The Regional AGM will be followed by presentations on 'Geotechnical Survey Techniques'
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region06 January 2015'Marinestar GNSS Augmentation Services' by Hans Visser, Fugro Satellite Positioning AS
Plymouth

2014

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region04 November 2014'Managing the world's oceans by Dr Sam Lavender, Ocean Nourishment (UK) Limited
Plymouth

Subsea Metrology SeminarTHS in Scotland18 June 2014Half-day event jointly hosted by the Society for Underwater Technology and The Hydrographic Society in Scotland
Aberdeen

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland28 May 2014'Surface and Subsea Positioning in Challenging Regions'
Aberdeen

HydroFest 2014THS in Scotland16 April 2014An Introduction to Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

Middle East Region Evening MeetingMiddle East Region11 February 2014'The IHO and where it's going' by David Wyatt, Assistant Director of Survey & Operations and the International Hydrographic Bureau, Monaco
Abu Dhabi

2013

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region07 November 2013'Maritime Archaeology and the use of Seabed Imaging Techniques' by Mark James, MSDS Marine
Plymouth

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region09 October 2013'Maritime Archaeology and the use of seabed imaging techniques' by Mark James, MSDS Marine
Southampton

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region07 May 2013'Multibeam or interferometry, your choice' by James Williams, Swathe Services Group
Plymouth

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland27 March 2013Developments in GNSS Positioning
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region05 March 2013'The importance of a dimensional control survey and vessel setup' by Brian Gamet, Fugro EMU Ltd
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region05 February 2013Presentation on the processing challenges and capabilities of bathymetric LiDAR by Julian Olszewski and Bex Carling of Pelydryn Ltd
Plymouth

2012

51st Marine Measurement Forum05 December 2012Organised and hosted by The Hydrographic Society UK
Southampton

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region13 November 2012Presentation on the salvage plan for SS Costa Concordia
Southampton

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region01 May 2012'Use of Terrestrial Laser for the Monitoring of Coastal Morphology' by Peter Ganderton and Kenneth Kingston, Coastal Processes Research Group, Plymouth University
Plymouth

THS in Scotland AGM and Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland25 April 2012Developments in Acoustic Inertial Positioning
Aberdeen

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region11 April 2012'Thames Tides - Improving Predictions' by Alex Mortley
London

HydroFest 2012THS in Scotland11 April 2012An Introduction to Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region14 March 2012'Underwater Noise' by Roland Rodgers
Plymouth

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland29 February 2012The Development of Blueview Imaging Sonar Metrology
Aberdeen

North West Region Evening MeetingNorth West Region19 January 2012Regional re-launch meeting including food and presentations by David Cunningham of iXBlue and a representative of Osiris Projects Ltd
Liverpool

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland18 January 2012'Port Winston Then... and Discovering What Remains Now' by Chris Howlett, UKHO
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region10 January 2012'New Developments in the Civil Hydrography Programme' by David Parker, UKHO
Plymouth

2011

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region09 November 2011'TeamSurv – Everyone can be a hydrographic surveyor' by Tim Thornton, Smartcom Software
Southampton

Portable Pilot Units and Electronic Charts - What does the user really need?Southern Region12 May 2011A half-day seminar organised by The Hydrographic Society UK Southern Region, the Nautical Institute (NI) and the UK Maritime Pilots Association (UKMPA)
Southampton

The Hydrographic Society in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland20 April 2011'Developments in Multibeam Technology' plus 'IMCA GNSS Guidelines'
Aberdeen

HydroFest 2011THS in Scotland13 April 2011An Introduction to Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

South West Region AGM & Evening MeetingSouth West Region01 February 2011The AGM of the South West Region will be followed by 'The UK Location Programme and INSPIRE' by John Pepper, - John Pepper Consultancy Ltd
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region12 January 2011'Global Navigation Satellite Systems' by Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk
Plymouth

2010

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region10 November 2010'Experiences with a new multibeam system' by Billy Johnson, ABP Southampton
Southampton

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland21 October 2010'Pangeo Subsea’s new technology and results from recent operations in the North Sea and Baltic' by Angus Cooper and Alex Fleming
Aberdeen

THS UK 25THS UK25 June 2010A celebration of the 25th Anniversary of The Hydrographic Society UK
London

The Hydrographic Society in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland21 April 2010Advances in Acoustic Positioning
Aberdeen

HydroFest 2010THS in Scotland31 March 2010Seminar organised by THS in Scotland
Aberdeen

Annual General MeetingTHS UK10 March 20106th Annual General Meeting of The Hydrographic Society UK
London

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region02 February 2010'Qualifying Interferometric Sonar Data' by Paul Byham, SEA
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region12 January 2010'Unmanned Underwater and Surface Vehicles for Use in Shallow and Coastal Waters' by Paul Newman, Douglas-Westwood Ltd
Plymouth

2009

The Hydrographic Society in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland26 November 2009Presentations on VORF by Chris Howlett, Head of Seabed Data Centre, UK Hydrographic Office and David Philip
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region03 November 2009'Geophysical mapping and why AUVs are preferred in deep water prospects' by Mike Todd, Fugro Survey Ltd
Plymouth

Hydrography and Marine Spatial Data InfrastructureTHS UK27 October 2009One-day symposium organised and hosted by the Southern Region
Reading

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region06 October 2009Presentation by Jim Gardiner, Valeport
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region05 May 2009Presentation by Dan Schnurr, Blom Aerofilms
Plymouth

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland23 April 2009Advances in Subsea Positioning
Aberdeen

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region15 April 2009'Where to now with GNSS?' by Peter Lancaster, Technology Translator with the Location & Timing Knowledge Transfer Network
Southampton

HydroFest 2009THS in Scotland26 March 2009Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region03 March 2009'The management of bathymetric datasets, focusing on vast data densities and volumes' by Mark Pronk, CARIS, The Netherlands
Plymouth

2008

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland17 April 2008'Pipeline Inspection Now & Next' Presentations by Mike Liddell, Chief Surveyor, Fugro Survey and Dr Jonathan Evans, SeeByte
Aberdeen

HydroFest 2008THS in Scotland03 April 2008A programme designed to provide an understanding of all aspects of hydrographic surveying in the offshore oil and gas industry
Aberdeen

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region13 February 2008'Pilot Portable Units - Experiences gained during extended trials in the port of Southampton' by William Heaps, ABP Group Hydrographic Manager and Chairman of The Hydrographic Society UK
Southampton

North West Region Evening MeetingNorth West Region22 January 2008'Positioning Challenges and Solutions' by Charles Forsberg, Forsberg Services Ltd
Liverpool

2007

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region04 December 2007'The Wave Hub Project' by N J Harrington, Project Manager, The Wave Hub Project (South West RDA)
Plymouth

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region12 September 2007'Tsunami Detection System' by David Mould, Sonardyne
Southampton

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland17 May 2007'Applications of Inertial Technology'

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region11 April 2007'Admiralty Survey's Hawkeye II Lidar' by Peter Hobson
Southampton

Southern Region Evening MeetingSouthern Region28 March 2007A series of short presentations by guest speakers

Offshore Survey 0728 March 2007'Recruit, Train, Retrain - Working together to ensure people and skills availability in the future' by Dave Whitcombe, Shell
Southampton

THS in Scotland AGM and Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland15 March 2007'Environmental Effects on Acoustic Positioning' by Mark Poole (Chief Surveyor Sonardyne ) and Dave Philip (Senior Surveyor BP)
Aberdeen

THS in Scotland Evening Meeting25 January 2007'Dredging Aberdeen Harbour' by Eddie Aitken, Hydrographic Surveyor, Aberdeen Harbour Board
Aberdeen

2006

HydroFest 200605 April 2006'Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry'
Aberdeen

2005

THS in Scotland Evening MeetingTHS in Scotland17 November 2005'Gradiometers for UXO Detection' by Alan Cameron of GSE Rentals
Aberdeen

THS in Scotland Satellite Positioning EveningTHS in Scotland20 October 2005Aberdeen

THS in Scotland Spoolpiece Metrology WorkshopTHS in Scotland19 May 2005Aberdeen

HydroFest 2005THS in Scotland05 April 2005'Surveying in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry' 5th-6th April 2005
Aberdeen

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region01 February 2005'Port of London Authority - Going MBES and GIS' by James Powell, Port of London Authority
Plymouth

South West Region Evening MeetingSouth West Region12 January 2005'Sustainable Dredging for Habitat Proctection in the Upper Reaches of the Dart Estuary' by Ray Humphreys and Peter Odling-Smee
Plymouth

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