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  • June 02, 2016 8:49 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. HYDRO 2017 Conference, presented by The Hydrographic Society of America, will be held at the Moody Gardens Hotel: Spa, Golf Course and Convention Center in Galveston, Texas USA, on March 20 – 23, 2017.

    U.S. HYDRO is accepting exhibitors and has sold 40% of our booths.

    This is our sixteenth U.S. Hydrographic conference and follows on the U.S. HYDRO 2015 that was held in National Harbor, MD.

    More information about the exhibiting and the conference is online at www.ushydro2017.com.

  • May 25, 2016 10:22 AM | Anonymous

    The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) is now taking nominations for the 2017 THSOA Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is a THSOA program that honors individuals who have made significant contributions to hydrographic science and/or to our society. Nominations will close on January 1st, 2017. No further nominations will be accepted after the deadline. THSOA & the Hall of Fame Committee will induct three (3) members into the Hall of Fame at the 2017 U.S. Hydrographic Conference (www.ushydro2017.com) in Galveston, Texas.

    Who May Be Nominated and By Whom

    Any THSOA member in good standing may nominate any individual for induction into the Hall of Fame so long as the nominee meets one of the following criteria:

    1. Nominee must have advanced the science of hydrographic surveying.
    2. Nominee must have a distinguished career as a hydrographic surveyor.
    3. Nominee must have a history of service to the hydrographic community and/or to THSOA.

    Submitting Nominations

    To submit your nominations, please visit http://goo.gl/forms/PHFJOqnTHl and fill out the THSOA Hall of Fame Nominations Form. Your submissions will be sent to Pat Sanders, Chairman of the THSOA Hall of Fame Committee. All nominations must be received no later than January 1st, 2017.

    Nomination Process

    Once nominations have closed, the Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee shall gather all nominations received and forward a summary to all Hall of Fame Committee members. The nominations summary will be reviewed by the Hall of Fame Committee members and a short-list will be generated from all nominees submitted to a total of five (5) nominees. The Hall of Fame committee will then cast their vote for the 2017 Hall of Fame nominees.

    Questions

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Pat Sanders, Chairman of the THSOA Hall of Fame Committee at hof@ushydro2017.com.

  • May 19, 2016 1:36 PM | Anonymous

    We are proud to announce that the U.S. HYDRO 2017 Conference, presented by The Hydrographic Society of America, will be held at the Moody Gardens Hotel: Spa, Golf Course and Convention Center in Galveston Texas USA, on March 20 – 23, 2017.

    U.S. HYDRO 2017 is a continuation of the series of hydrographic conferences. This is the sixteenth U.S. Hydrographic conference and follows on the U.S. HYDRO 2015, held in National Harbor, MD.

    Check out our website at www.ushydro2017.com or email info@ushydro2017.com for more information.

  • May 11, 2016 11:18 AM | Anonymous

    The Southeast Chapter would like to invite you to join us for our May 18th Technical Meeting at Pat's Fisherman Wharf Restaurant, 1008 Henderson Levee Rd, Henderson, LA 70517. The topic "A New Approach to Wide Area Subsea Mapping" will be presented by Bob Christ with SeaTrepid International LLC.

    More info at https://thsoa.org/event-2244676

  • May 09, 2016 9:31 AM | Anonymous

    The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) is seeking a volunteer representative to attend on behalf of THSOA at the 2016 Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC 2016) in Halifax, NS, Canada.

    Individuals interested should email THSOA President Brian Busey at bbusey@terrasond.com & THSOA Administrative Assistant, Alma Alling at alma@thsoa.org.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please email Alma Alling at alma@thsoa.org.

  • May 05, 2016 1:17 PM | Anonymous

    THSOA President, Brian Busey will announce the date, location and call for papers for U.S. HYDRO 2017 at the 2016 Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC 2016) Closing Remarks on May 19, 2016.

    The U.S. HYDRO 2017 website will go live once the conference has been announced at CHC 2016.

    In order to receive email updates on U.S. HYDRO 2017, please sign up at www.ushydro2017.com or click here. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Alma Alling at alma@thsoa.org.

  • April 14, 2016 7:05 AM | Anonymous

    The April Issue of Hydro International magazine was mailed last week & the digital version is out now.

    THSOA members who didn't receive the mailed version should email admin@thsoa.org.

    In the April issue Brian Connon, THSOA Scholarship Committee, has an interview article at www.hydro-international.com/content/article/much-more-than-a-typical-hydrographic-office and Board Member Chris Andreasen is on the Hydro International's Editorial Advisory Board for Insider's view article "Considerations for Harbour Access Surveying" at www.hydro-international.com/content/article/considerations-for-harbour-access-surveying.

    The Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of Hydro International consists of professionals, from various fields, who independently make recommendations on potential authors and specific topics. The EAB members also contribute to this column. The EAB is served on a non-committal basis.

  • April 06, 2016 10:37 AM | Anonymous

    Read the Hydro International​ article on THSOA Scholarship Committee, Capt Brian Connon with NGA Marine Safety Office.

    Article at http://www.hydro-international.com/content/article/much-more-than-a-typical-hydrographic-office.

  • March 18, 2016 10:57 AM | Anonymous

    The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) is seeking Technical Volunteers in assisting the Administrative Assistant with the promotion of World Oceans Day.

    The Theme for 2015 - 2016, which is "Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet".

    Technical Volunteers will help THSOA promote World Oceans Day. They can write a Technical Article for the eSeahorse Newsletter; Compile a list of facts that will go on a infographic poster; or write an article that will be published on the magazine of their choice.

    If you are interested in assisting, please email the administrative assistant at alma@thsoa.org or call +1 (774) 773-8470.



  • March 18, 2016 8:00 AM | Anonymous

    The Hydrographic Society of America would like to announce the formation of the Mid West Chapter. The newly formed chapter will serve as a focal point for hydrographic activities in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin.

    The chapter will have its inaugural meeting in June 2016 in Chicago, IL.

    In order to make the inaugural meeting a success, we would like our interested members to please take the Mid West Chapter member survey at http://goo.gl/forms/haUs9g3r0I. Questions in the survey include:

    • Are you interested in participating in the Mid West Chapter?
    • Would you be able to attend bi-annual meetings?
    • Are you interested in becoming an officer for the Mid West Chapter?
    • Would your employer sponsor/host a future meeting?
    • Would your employer partly or fully fund the event?
    Members who fill out our member survey and leave their information will be contacted. The Mid West Chapter will also plan on having its second meeting in December 2016 so please make sure to subscribe to our emails at www.thsoa.org/subscribe and select to receive the Mid West Chapter News.

    If you have colleagues that would be interested in attending THSOA Mid West Chapter meetings, please feel free to forward them this email and ask them to also submit their answers to the survey.

    Regards,

    James R. Dunkley
    direct 608.519.5362 | cell 608.317.8270
    jdunkley@jfbrennan.com

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc.                      
    818 Bainbridge St., La Crosse, WI 54603
    www.jfbrennan.com