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  • June 20, 2013 9:36 AM | Deleted user

    IHO and USACE Hydrographic Standards
    by Bill Bergen (USACE-Ret) and Pat Sanders (HYPACK)

    Geodesy for the Hydrographer
    by Maxim Van Norden, USM

    Sonar Theory for Single Beam and Multibeam
    by Mike Mutschler, SeaHorse Geomatics

    Seafloor Imagery - Sidescan and Backscatter
    by Harold Orlinsky, HYPACK

    Positioning for Hydrographic Surveys
    by David Dodd, USM

  • April 24, 2013 9:39 AM | Deleted user

    You can find the technical program and published papers from U.S. HYDRO 2013 by going to the Links and References page, or directly at http://www.thsoa.org/hy13.

  • April 22, 2013 9:40 AM | Deleted user

    In late 2012, the Education Committee of THSOA conducted a survey of the membership in order to assist in the development of our long-term education initiatives. The results of the survey were very interesting and we wanted to share them with the membership.

    Our thanks to those of you who participated in the survey.

    View the results here.

  • March 05, 2013 9:42 AM | Deleted user

    In 2012, THSOA inaugurated the THSOA HALL OF FAME. The primary purpose of the hall is to honor hydrographers who have made outstanding contributions to hydrographic science, who have had exemplary survey careers and who have shown dedication to the Society and its goals.

  • February 06, 2013 9:43 AM | Deleted user
    THSOA encourages college/university students to consider a career in hydrographic surveying. Several student scholarships are offered to assist students with academic costs.

  • January 18, 2013 9:44 AM | Deleted user

    THSOA would like to welcome Lou Nash and RDML Chris Andreasen (ret.) to the THSOA Board of Trustees. Doug Lockhart ran unopposed and will continue as the Corporate Secretary. Their two year terms of office began at the start of the new year.

    We would also like to extend our thanks and gratitude to Richard Byrd and John Oswald for their service as trustees. Richard will continue as Chairman of the Finance Committee and John will continue as Chairman of the Scholarship Committee.

    Your current officers and trustees are:
    President:    Pat Sanders    thru Dec 2013
    Secretary:    Doug Lockhart    thru Dec 2014
    Treasurer:    Harold Orlinksy    thru Dec 2013
    Trustee:    Chic Ransone    thru Dec 2013
    Trustee:    Art Kleiner    thru Dec 2013
    Trustee:    Lou Nash    thru Dec 2014
    Trustee:    Chris Andreasen    thru Dec 2014

  • December 11, 2012 9:45 AM | Deleted user

    The U.S. Hydro 2013 Conference, presented by The Hydrographic Society of America, will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans, LA, on March 25-28, 2013. U.S. Hydro 2013 is a continuation of the series of hydrographic conferences that alternate between the United States and Canada. This is the fourteenth U.S. Hydrographic conference and follows on the very successful U.S. Hydro 2011, held in Tampa, Florida.

    In addition to the technical papers, the conference will feature an extensive series of Workshops, social program, Exhibition Hall, and a Student Outreach program.

    The conference will include technical sessions and a poster session on the latest developments and applications in hydrographic surveying, multibeam and side scan sonar, data management, electronic charting, marine archaeology, and related topics.

    For more information, please visit the U.S. HYDRO 2013 Website.

  • December 05, 2012 9:47 AM | Deleted user

    In accordance with the Society's by-laws, THSOA will be holding an online vote for two Trustee positions. The Proxy voting will be open from December 3, 2012 until noon December 14, 2012.

    The candidates for the two Trustee positions are Chris Andreasen, Lou Nash, and John Oswald.

    If you are an active member of THSOA you should have received an email with instructions on how to vote. If you have not received this email, please contact the THSOA Membership Committee.

    In the first run of voting, there have been a lot rejected emails. If your name is on the list below, that means we have an invalid email address for you in our database. Please contact us with a new email address.

        Mr. Maxim F. van Norden
        Mr. Jon L. Dasler, PE, PLS
        Mr. Donald Jagoe
        Mr. Robert M. Kennedy, L.S.
        Ms. Kim T. Fairweather
        Mr. John A. Brader
        CDR Donald W. Haines
        Mr. Spencer Collins
        Mr. Jason Creech
        Mr. Mike Nitska
        Ms. Kathleen Schacht
        Mr. Keith Pope
        Mr. Azing Vondeling
        Mr. Michael Meehan
        Ms. Tiffany Green
        Mr. Wesley Sessoms
        Mr. Michael J. Caldwell
        Mr. Eli Zatezalo
        Mr. Donald Lance, PLS

  • December 05, 2012 9:46 AM | Deleted user

    The Hydrographic Society of America is pleased to announce a new program to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to hydrographic science and/or to our society.

  • October 16, 2012 9:48 AM | Deleted user

    The 2012 AGM will be held this Thursday, 18 October 2012, at 4PM EST in the conference room of HYPACK. The address is 56 Bradley St., Middletown, CT 06457. All members are welcome to attend.

    For members who would like to view the meeting and participate remotely, there will be a live web feed available at http://www.thsoa.org/new/?page id=383. Comments and questions may be e-mailed during the meeting to admin@thsoa.org or via Skype chat to “nuzziHypack”.