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U.S. HYDRO 2013 Technical Papers
Session # Session/Paper
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
8:20 AM Opening Ceremony (Keynote Addresses and Hall of Fame Induction) - Chair: Pat Sanders
Return To Top 1 Welcome
Pat Sanders, President, THSOA
2 Welcome to New Orleans
Mike Nitska, President, THSOA, Louisiana Chapter
3 Keynote Address
RDML Brian Brown, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command
RDML Gerd Glang, Director, NOAA Office of Coast Survey (U.S. National Hydrographer)
4 Opening Remarks
5 THSOA Hall of Fame Introduction
Chic Ransone, Chairman, THSOA HOF Committee
6 THSOA Hall of Fame Inductees
Lloyd Huff, LC Huff Consultancy
Doug Moore, Gahagan and Bryant
Jack Wallace, Retired, NOAA
7 THSOA Hall of Fame Inductee
8 THSOA Hall of Fame Inductee
10:30 AM Nautical Charting and E-Navigation - Chair: Paul Cooper
Return To Top 1 Water-Column Variability Assessment for Underway Profilers To Improve Efficiency and Accuracy of Multibeam Surveys
Matthew J. Wilson, Office of Coast Survey
Jonathan Beaudoin, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
Stephen Smyth, Blue C Designs
2 Crowdsourced Bathymetry, One Solution for Addressing Nautical Chart Data Deficiencies
Maxim van Norden, University of Southern Mississippi
Paul Cooper, CARIS USA, Inc.
John Hersey, SURVICE Engineering, Inc.
3 Journey of a Sounding: Application of NOAA Soundings and Features to Navigation Products
Crescent Moegling, Peter Holmberg, NOAA – Pacific Hydrographic Branch
11:30 AM Nautical Charting and E-Navigation - Lightning Round
Return To Top 1 High Definition Gridded Bathymetry in Canada for the St. Lawrence River: Production, Distribution and Updating with the IHO S-102 Standard
Marc Journault, Richard Sanfaçon, Louis Maltais, Canadian Hydrographic Service
2 NHS – MINTEC , Print On Demand System
John K. Klippen, Jeppesen Norway
3 Comparative Methodologies for Sounding Reduction Applied to a Bathymetric Survey Referred to the WGS-84 Ellipsoid, Executed in Concepcion Bay and Gulf of Arauco, VIII Region, Chile.
Javiera González Acuña, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Elliot Arroyo-Suarez, Naval Oceanographic Office
4 Combining Water Level Interpolation and Forecast with Hydrographic Data for Safer Port Navigation and Planning
Luc Dumontier, B.Sc.A., Montreal Port Authority
Louis Maltais, Canadian Hydrographic Service
Kevin Wilson, CARIS
1:30 PM Inshore vs. Offshore Surveying Techniques & Technologies - Chair: Pete Alleman
Return To Top 1 Variable Resolution Bathymetric-Gridding Technology for Nautical Charting Case Study: CHRT Data
Jack Riley, NOAA National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey
Bill Lamey, CARIS Ltd.
Brian R. Calder, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
2 From Survey Class to Inspection Class: The Evolutionary Upgrades to the C-Surveyor Line of AUVs
Jami J. Cheramie, Peter J. Alleman, C&C Technologies, Inc.
3 Development of New Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers
Andrew Armstrong, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
Ron Furness, IIC Technologies Ltd
Gordon Johnston, Venture Geomatics Limited
Nicolas Seube, École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées Bretagne
Lysandros Tsoulos, National Technical University Athens
4 Managing Bathymetric Data in a Hydrographic Survey Company and Making the Data Accessible to Clients
Duncan Mallace, NetSurvey Limited
Tim Kearns, Esri
3:30 PM Mapping the Coastal Interface of Land and Sea - Chair: Maxim van Norden
Return To Top 1 National Coastal Mapping Strategy
Mark Blankenship, NOAA Federal
2 Developments and Benefits of Hydrographic Surveying Using Multispectral Imagery
Helen Needham, BSc, MHydSoc, Robert Carroll, Proteus FZC
3 Revising and Validating Tidal Zoning with Ellipsoid Referenced Water Levels and Submersible Pressure Sensors
Nathan Wardwell, Mike Zieserl, JOA Surveys, LLC
4:30 PM Mapping the Coastal Interface of Land and Sea - Lightning Round
Return To Top 1 POSPac: An Overview of How it Works and Summary of Applications, Results and Lessons Learned
Lou Nash, Measutronics Corporation
2 Mobile Laser Scanning and Multibeam Sonar for Coastal Zone Mapping and Resource Management
Heather M. Baron, George M. Kaminsky, Washington State Department of Ecology
3 NOAA Rapid Survey Response for Hurricane Sandy
LCDR Brent J. Pounds, Dawn Forsythe, Kyle R. Ward, NOAA Office of Coast Survey
4 Combining Novel and Traditional Survey Technologies in Water Engineering: Airborne Hydromapping and Sonar Data of the Rhine River at Rheinfelden, Germany & Switzerland
Frank Steinbacher, Ramona Baran, AirborneHydroMapping
Markus Aufleger, University Innsbruck
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
8:30 AM Merging LIDAR and SONAR Data - Chair: Don Ventura
Return To Top 1 Coastal Zone Imaging and Mapping LIDAR Validation
David Dodd, Kenneth Barbor, University of Southern Mississippi
2 A Procedure for Developing an Acceptance Test for Airborne Bathymetric Lidar Data Application to NOAA Charts in Shallow Waters
Gretchen Imahori, Toshi Wozumi, NOAA National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey
Shachak Pe’eri, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
Christopher Parrish, Inseong Jeong, Stephen White, Remote Sensing Division, NOAA/NOS, National Geodetic Survey
Christopher Macon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District
3 Ten Years of Reaching Out: The Success of the Hydrographic Society of America Student Outreach Program
Jana DaSilva Lage, AeroMetric
4 Utility of Airborne Lidar Bathymetry in Extreme Coastal Environments: Planning Considerations, Results and Lessons Learned
Don Ventura, Fugro-Pelagos Inc
10:30 AM Technology Advances in Hardware and Software - Chair: Duncan Mallace
Return To Top 1 CHS Atlantic Multibeam Processing Guideline
Christopher J. LeBlanc, André Roy, Canadian Hydrographic Service – Atlantic Region
2 Architecture Independent Vertical TPU Estimation for Multi-beam Sonar Processing
LT Geoffrey Lawes, Royal Australian Navy
3 A Single Vessel Approach to Inter-Vessel Normalization of Seafloor Backscatter Data
LT Samuel F. Greenaway, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
LT Glen Rice, NOAA Corps
11:30 AM Technology Advances in Hardware and Software - Lightning Round
Return To Top 1 Development of a Bathymetric Dynamic Digital Elevation Model in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
Stephan O’Brien, Jerry D. Wiggert, David Dodd, James Davis, University of Southern Mississippi
2 Methods for Assessing Target Detection Capabilities of Multibeam Sonar
Lawrence H. Haselmaier, Jr., Naval Oceanographic Office
3 Building a More Productive Survey System
Doug Lockhart, Teledyne RD Instruments
4 Extreme Event Impacts On Water Quality With a Changing Global Climate
Matthew J. McCarthy, Daniel Otis, Frank Muller-Karger, Ph. D., F. Robert Chen, Ph. D., University of South Florida
Pablo Méndez-Lázaro, Ph. D., University of Puerto Rico
5 Post Processed Kinematic GNSS Techniques in Tidal Reductions
Lou Nash, Measutronics Corporation
6 Spectral Characterization of the Nigerian Shoreline Using Landsat Imagery
Olumide Fadahunsi, Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office
Shachak Pe’eri, Lee Alexander, Andrew Armstrong, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
Christopher Parrish, Remote Sensing Division, NOAA/NOS, National Geodetic Survey
1:30 PM Hydrographic Value and Cost/Benefit or Risk Analysis - Chair: Michael Jeffries
Return To Top 1 Distribution-Free, Variable Resolution Depth Estimation with Composite Uncertainty
Brian R. Calder, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
2 Uncertainty Evaluation of the EdgeTech 4600 Swath Bathymetry System
David Dodd, University of Southern Mississippi
3 A Paradigm Shift - When Less Is Better Than More: An Analysis of Binning Interferometry Data
Harold Orlinsky, Judy Bragg, HYPACK, Inc.
3:30 PM Hydrographic Cloud Computing and Data Storage - Chair: Brian Calder
Return To Top 1 The Progression of Multi-Dimensional Water Column Analysis in a Processing Environment
Burns Foster, Corey Collins, CARIS
Karen Hart, Josh Mode, CARIS USA, Inc.
2 Parallel & Distributed Performance of a Depth Estimation Algorithm
Brian R. Calder, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
3 Oceanographic Weather Maps: Using Oceanographic Models to Improve Seabed Mapping Planning and Acquisition
Jonathan Beaudoin, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
John G. W. Kelly, Jason Greenlaw, NOAA/National Ocean Service
Tami Beduhn, NOAA Ship Fairweather
LT Samuel F. Greenaway, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
4:30 PM Hydrographic Cloud Computing and Data Storage - Lightning Round
Return To Top 1 Sound Speed Variability and Experiences from an Arctic Trackline Survey
Tami Beduhn, NOAA Ship Fairweather
Jonathan Beaudoin, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
2 Maritime Data Management: a New Role for National Hydrographic Offices
Rafael Ponce, Guy Noll, Esri
3 Maritime Source Data Collection, Management and Integration
John K. Klippen, Jeppesen Norway
4 The Results of Limiting MRU Updates In Multibeam Data Collection
Pat Sanders, HYPACK, Inc.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
8:30 AM Climate Change and Sea Level Change - Chair: Andy Armstrong
Return To Top 1 The Devastating Effect of Climate Change on the Riverine Communities of Rivers Niger and Benue - Nigeria
Angela Kesiena Etuonovbe, AnGene Surveys & Consultants
2 Vertical Control and Tide Reducers in Tidal and Non-tidal Transitional Areas
Carolyn Lindley, Hua Yang, Cristina Urizar, David Wolcott, Lijuan Huang, CO-OPS, NOS, NOAA
3 Future Directions in Hydrography Using Satellite-Derived Bathymetry
Shachak Pe’eri, Andrew Armstrong, Lee Alexander, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
Christopher Parrish, Maryellen Sault, Remote Sensing Division, NOAA/NOS, National Geodetic Survey
Chukwuma Azuike, Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office
10:30 AM Coastal or Ocean Mapping -- Environmental Stewardship - Chair: Sandra Whitehouse
Return To Top 1 Efficient Monitoring of Dredging Operations at the Port of Montreal Authority
Luc Dumontier, B.Sc.A., Montreal Port Authority
Kevin Wilson, CARIS
2 BEAMS: A Collaborative, Undergraduate-Focused Seafloor Mapping Program
Leslie R. Sautter, M. Scott Harris, College of Charleston
Miles Logsdon, CARIS
Josh Mode, Paul Cooper, CARIS USA, Inc.
3 Hydrographic Efficiencies of Operating a 18 m Research Platform in the Eastern Canadian Arctic
Steven Brucker, W. Renoud, J. Muggah, A. Hiroji, Ian Church, T. Hamilton, J. Hughes Clark, University of New Brunswick
11:30 AM Coastal or Ocean Mapping -- Environmental Stewardship - Lightning Round
Return To Top 1 The Canary In The Coalmine: Mapping Eelgrass As An Indicator Of Marine Health
Don Ventura, Fugro-Pelagos Inc
Monique Niles, Andrea Locke, Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Michael Broadbent, Esri
2 Development of a Method for a Relative Backscatter Field Calibration using Reson 7125 Multibeam Sonar Systems
LT Briana Welton, LT Glen Rice, NOAA Corps
Jonathan Beaudoin, Carlo Lanzoni, Thomas Weber, UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping-Joint Hydrographic Center
3 Continued Assessment of the RIEGL VQ-820-G in Various Environments
Vladimir Kadatskiy, RIEGL USA
Amar Nayegandhi, Elevation Technologies
Russ Faux, WSI
4 Development of a PPP-Based GPS/INS Integration System for Hydrographic Surveys
Dr. Mohammed El-Diasty, King Abdulaziz University
5 Integration of Multibeam Echo Sounder (MBES) and Airborne LiDAR bathymetry (ALB) and topography data for S57-compliant ENC Charting Surveys
Don Ventura, Fugro-Pelagos Inc
Chris Spencer, Fugro OSAE GmbH