March 29-31, 2005 · Manchester Grand Hyatt · San Diego, California


Technical Program

This page contains the technical papers presented at the U.S. Hydro 2005 Conference.  The papers are in Portable Document Format (.pdf).  To view a paper, click on the title link. .
 
Quick Jumps: Date: Session:
  Tuesday, March 29
Wednesday, March 30
Thursday, March 31
1. Conference Opening Session
2. New Directions: Hydrography and Ocean Mapping
3. Hydrography and Charting
4. Hydrographic Operations
5. Data Management
6. GPS Applications
7. Airborne Hydrography
8. Seafloor Mapping: Multibeam and Side Scan
9. Vertical Control and Water Levels
10. International Partnerships
11. Electronic Navigational Chart Activities
12. Electronic Chart of the Future
13. Closing Session
Alternates
Tuesday, March 29
1. Conference Opening Session Randle Ballroom AB 8:45 am - 10:00 am
  • Welcome: Andrew Armstrong, President THSOA
  • Opening Remarks
    Rear Admiral Sam DeBow, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Rear Admiral Timothy McGee, U.S. Navy; Mr. Moody K. Miles, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Dr. Savithri Narayanan, Canadian Hydrographic Service
  • Keynote Address: Hydrography - the Common Denominator of all Maritime Enterprise
    Paul Hornsby, President, International Federation of Hydrographic Societies

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2. New Directions: Hydrography and Ocean Mapping  Randle Ballroom AB 10:30 am – 11:55 am
  1. Rapid Environmental Assessment - Emerging Requirements for Military Hydrography
    Lieutenant Commander Peter Johnson, Australian Hydrographic Service
  2. Mapping Fisheries Habitats by Enhanced Multibeam Acoustic Data in Alaska
    Jerry Wilson, Bill Gilmour, Fugro Pelagos, Inc.; Dr. Gary Greene, Moss Landing Marine Lab
  3. New Views of the U.S. Continental Margins
    James V. Gardner, Larry A. Mayer, Andrew Armstrong, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH
  4. Status Report on the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise and CHARTS First Year of Operations (Abstract Only)
    Bob Pope, US Navy; Jeff Lillycrop, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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3. Hydrography and Charting Randle Ballroom AB 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
  1. The NOAA Time Charter Project
    Mark T. Lathrop, OCS/NOS/NOAA, Walter Simmons, Rebecca Quintal, Gary Parker, Pam Clark, Rod Evans, Science Applications International Corporation, Marine Science and Technology; Dan Stabbert, Ocean Services, LLC
  2. Coral Reef -Electronic Chart Initiative: Protecting Corals, Saving Ships
    Dr. Lee Alexander, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH; Kathryn L. Ries, OCS/NOS/NOAA
  3. The Civil Hydrography Programme -Changing the Mould
    Cliff Whatrup, Brian Davidson, Gardline Hydro, UK; and Dave Mann, Gardline Geosurvey Ltd, UK
  4. A Quality Assurance Program for Utilizing Outside Source Hydrographic Data to Update NOAA's Nautical Charts
    Lieutenant Edward J. Van Den Ameele, OCS/NOS/NOAA

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4. Hydrographic Operations  Randle Ballroom AB 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
  1. Hydrographic Survey of the Yellowstone River in Dawson, Yellowstone and Stillwater Counties, Montana
    Chris Ransome, CRA Inc.
  2. Fusing GIS and Hydrography for Search and Recovery Operations: Two Case Studies
    Jason Creech, Jon Dasler, Gina Peery, David Evans and Associates, Inc.
  3. Response Team Efforts during the 2004 Hurricane Season
    LCDR Rick Fletcher, OCS/NOS/NOAA
  4. Investigation of Bottom Fishing Impacts on Benthic Structure using Multibeam Sonar, Sidescan Sonar and Video
    Mashkoor A. Malik, Larry A. Mayer, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH
  5. Hydrographic Mapping by Combined Operations using Bathymetric LIDAR and Multibeam Echosounder in Alaska
    Dean Moyles, Andy Orthmann, Carol Lockhart, Jana DaSilva Lage, Fugro Pelagos, Inc.

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Wednesday, March 30
5. Data Management Randle Ballroom AB 8:15 am - 10:00 am
  1. Automated Multibeam Crosscheck Analysis in an Operation Environment
    Susan Sebastian and Tony D. Taylor, Naval Oceanographic Office
  2. Multibeam Swath Consistency Detection and Downhill Filtering from Alaska to Hawaii
    Brian Calder, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH
  3. The Navigation Surface and Hydrographic System Uncertainty at NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey
    Jeff Ferguson and Shyla Allen, OCS/NOS/NOAA
  4. The Open Navigation Surface Project
    Brian Calder, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH; LCDR Richard T. Brennan, Barry Gallagher, OCS/NOS/NOAA; Shannon Byrne, James D. Case, SAIC, Marine Science and Technology; David Fabre, R. Wade Ladner, Naval Oceanographic Office; Bill Lamey, CARIS Ltd.; Friedhelm Moggert, Seven C’s AG & Co.; Mark Paton, IVS3D Ltd., and The Open Navigation Surface Working Group
  5. XML Encapsulation of Navigation Typography
    John Tucker and John Nyberg, OCS/NOS/NOAA

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6. GPS Applications Randle Ballroom AB 10:30 am – 11:55 am
  1. Hydrographic Surveying on the Ellipsoid with Inertially-Aided RTK
    Peter Canter and Louis Lalumiere, Applanix Corp.
  2. Hydrographic Surveys to IHO Standards without Shore Stations Using The Real-Time GIPSY (RTG) Global Positioning System (GPS)
    Maxim F. van Norden, Elliot N. Arroyo-Suarez, Arthur S. Najjar, Naval Oceanographic Office
  3. C-Nav Positional Reliability in a High Blockage and Multipath Environment
    Liwen Wang, John Roscoe-Hudson, Art Kleiner, James Chance, C&C Technologies Inc.
  4. Analysis of the Utility of NOAA-Generated Tropospheric Refraction Corrections for the Next Generation Nationwide DGPS Service
    David Dodd and Sunil Bisnath, University of Southern Mississippi/Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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7. Airborne Hydrography Randle Ballroom AB 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
  1. Adding Hyperspectral to CHARTS: Early Results
    Grady Tuell, Joong Yong Park, Jennifer Aitken, Vinod Ramnath, Viktor Feygels, Optech International
  2. Regional Coastal Mapping (Abstract Only)
    Eddie Culpepper and Eddie Wiggins, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, JALBTCX
  3. Meeting Hydrographic Charting Specifications with the Shoals-1000T Airborne LIDAR Bathymeter
    Carol Lockhart, Dushan Arumugam, David Millar, Fugro Pelagos, Inc.
  4. Hydrographic LIDAR Survey - Experiences from Long Island Sound
    Mark Sinclair, Tenix LADS Inc

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8. Seafloor Mapping: Multibeam and Side Scan Randle Ballroom AB 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
  1. High Resolution Bathymetric Sidescan Sonar
    Weiqing Zhu, and Xiaodong Liu, Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Changle Fang, and Wen Xu, RD Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
  2. Meeting Challenges of the IHO and LINZ Special Order Object Detection Requirements
    Erik Hammerstad, Kongsberg Maritime
  3. Geocoder: An Efficient Backscatter Map Constructor
    Luciano Fonseca and Brian Calder, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH
  4. Efficacy of an Interferometric Sonar Hydrographic Surveying: Do Interferometers warrant an in depth examination?
    Caleb Gostnell, OCS/NOS/NOAA

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Thursday, March 31
9. Vertical Control and Water Levels Randle Ballroom AB 8:15 am - 10:00 am
  1. Vertical Control in a Tidally Influenced Complex River System with a Fixed Low Water Datum
    Allison Stolz, Craig Martin, Cary Wong, CO-OPS/NOS/NOAA
  2. TCARI
    1. The Design of the Uncertainty Model for the Tidal Constituent and Residual Interpolation (TCARI) Method for Tidal Correction of Bathymetric Data
      LT Richard T. Brennan, OCS/NOS/NOAA - Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH; Dr. Lloyd Huff, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH; Kurt Hess, Steve Gill, NOS/NOAA
    2. Implementation of TCARI into NOS Hydrographic Survey Operations
      Monica Cisternelli and Stephen Gill, C0-0PS/NOS/NOAA
  3. Development of a National VDatum, and its Application to Sea Level Rise in North Carolina
    Edward Myers, Adeline Wong, Kurt Hess, Stephen White, Emily Spargo, Jesse Feyen, Zhizhang Yang, Phil Richardson, Carol Auer, Jon Sellars, Jason Woolard, Daniel Roman, Stephen Gill, Chris Zervas, and Kristen Tronvig, NOS/NOAA
  4. MLLW and the NAD83 Ellipsoid: An Investigation of Local Offsets and Trends Using PPK and Gauge Derived Water Surfaces
    Doug Lockhart, Andy Orthmann, Fugro Pelagos, Inc.
  5. A Stable Vertical Reference for Bathymetric Surveying and Tidal Analysis in the High Arctic
    John E. Hughes Clarke, Peter Dare, Jonathan Beaudoin, Dept. Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick; Jason Bartlett, Canadian Hydrographic Service

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10. International Partnerships Randle Ballroom AB 10:30 am – 11:55 am
  1. United States and Mexico Cooperative Hydrographic Survey and Charting Projects
    Lieutenant Commander Donald W. Haines, Ms. Kathryn Ries, OSC/NOS/NOAA
  2. Multi-dimensional, Multi-national, Multi-faceted Hydrographic Training; the Nippon Foundation GEBCO Training Program at the University of New Hampshire
    Clive Angwenyi, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute; Srinivas Karlapati, National Institute of Oceanography, India; Dave Monahan, University of New Hampshire; Hugo Montoro, Dirección de Hidrografía y Navegación de la Marina de Guerra del Perú; Taisei Morishita , Japan Coast Guard; Abubakar Abdullahi Mustapha, Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office; Walter Reynoso Peralta, Hydrography Naval Service, Argentina; Shereen Sharma, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  3. A Hydrographic Society in West-Africa
    Lt Cdr Ayo Olugbode (NN), University of Plymouth, UK; Lt Cdr Abubakar Mustapha (NN), Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH
  4. Inland ENC Development and Standardization
    Anthony R. Niles, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Dr. Lee Alexander, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH; Ralph A. Scheid, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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11. Electronic Navigational Chart Activities Randle Ballroom AB 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm
  1. Accuracy of Aids to Navigation on NOAA’s ENCs
    Richard Sillcox and Tara Wallace, OCS/NOS/NOAA
  2. Validation of the Electronic Navigational Chart
    Mike Espey, NGS/NOS/NOAA; LCDR Rick Fletcher, Lyn Preston, OCS/NOS/NOAA
  3. Creating a GIS from NOAA Electronic Navigational Charts
    Matthew Austin, OCS/NOS/NOAA
  4. Coastal Channel Data: Cooperative Production of a NOAA/USACE Data Framework
    Chris Libeau, OCS/NOS/NOAA; Duane Morrison, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  5. Highest Quality Throughout all ENC Product Stages – Ensuring Highest Possible Quality from the Chart to Exchange Sets
    John K. Klippen, HydroService AS

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12. Electronic Chart of the Future Randle Ballroom AB 3:15 pm – 4:20 pm
  1. The Next Edition of IHO S-57 (Edition 4): Much more than ENCs
    Dr. Lee Alexander, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH; Michael Brown, OCS/NOS/NOAA; Barry Greenslade, UK Hydrographic Office
  2. Introducing bathymetric ENCs on the example of the Port of Atlantis
    Bohdan Pillich and Friedhelm Moggert, SevenCs AG & Co. KG
  3. Panoramic Images for Situational Awareness in a 3D Chart-of-the-Future Display
    Matthew Plumlee, Colin Ware, Roland Arsenault, Lt. Richard Brennan, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping – Joint Hydrographic Center, UNH

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13. Closing Session Randle Ballroom AB 4:20 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Moderator: Andrew Armstrong, President THSOA

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Alternates
  1. Multibeam Processing - The End to Manual Editing? (Abstract Only)
    Duncan Mallace, NetSurvey; Lindsey Gee, IVS3D
  2. Benefits of Using High Grade True INS for Hydrography
    A. Chapelon, E. Kammerer, iXSsea SAS
  3. Expanding the Use of Navigation Tools and Products for Coastal Resource Management
    David Scharff, Kristen A. Tronvig, NOS/NOAA

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