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Upcoming West Coast Chapter Events

    • May 26, 2022
    • 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM (PDT)
    • Tyee Yacht Club 2929 NE Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97211
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    The Hydrographic Society of America
    ~ West Coast Chapter ~

    As always, all THSOA members and interested Hydrographers, Oceanographers & Surveyors are welcome.  If you need to renew or would like to gain membership then please go online at http://www.thsoa.org/.Join us on Thursday evening 26th May beginning at 4:30pm. THSOA-WCC invites you to an informal gathering of Hydrographers and those operating in the hydrospatial domain.  We will gather at the clubhouse of the Tyee Yacht Club located on Lewis & Clark’s waterway to the Pacific, the Colombia River  Limited entry, please register at THSOA.ORG.  Gate access code and directions will be provided to registered participants. 

    The Orcaveyor sticker is here!  Come to the meeting to get yours.

    Logo designed by: Jason Wilson, NOAA/LTJG

    The Location:


    Consider car-pooling or car service, especially if you plan to have a pint.

    Tyee Yacht Club

    2929 NE Marine Dr,

    Portland, OR 97211

    Gate Code: Provided to THSOA registered guests only

    We have a diverse and interesting line up of presentations.  It is informal and social in nature.  Event space, libations, snacks and a dinner are courtesy of our sponsors – all you need is an updated membership ($35).  Students with ID card enter free.  Proof of vaccinations is required (yacht club rules).  Register early – maximum of 150 guests.

    Thanks to our sponsors, there will be libations and light fare.

    Presentations from (but limited to):

    • University of Delaware - Grant Otto
    • University of Calgary - Dan Shugar
    • Oregon State University - Meagan
    • Search, Inc. - Shawn Joy
    • NORBIT - Paul Laverty
    • Maritime Robotics - Nick Conway
    • QPS - Marcus Kwasek
    • John Tamplin - Seafloor Systems
    • Tentative: Chesapeake Technologies - Harold Orlinsky
    • Tentative: Fugro - Helen Stewart

    Interesting presentations (project photo essay style) are being organized and will be updated on the next meeting reminder notice.  Interested in presenting a 10-20min topic then please contact mike@seahorsegeomatics.com


    We thank our early sponsors for their generous support:

    Tier 1 Sponsorship:


    Seafloor Systems

    Tier 2 Sponsorship:       


    Tier 3 Sponsorship:   


    By request, we have now a three-tier sponsorship level.  Tier 1 provides $1,000 (presentation and table), Tier 2 provides $500 (table) and Tier 3 provides $300 (logo display).  Thank you for your generous contribution all!   Your sponsorship helps west coast students and our social event.


    Interested in sponsoring this or future events? If you want to get your name out then you should sponsor! 

    Contact mike@seahorsegeomatics.com.

     Event Menu - 

    West Coast Water, Soda, Beer and Wine

    Soup, Salad, Sandwich from Elephants Delicatessen -

    Assorted varieties including vegetarian, fish, etc.