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U.S. HYDRO 2011 Technical Papers
Session # Session/Paper
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
8:30 AM Conference Opening Session
Return To Top 1 Welcome
Karl Wm. Kieninger, President, The Hydrographic Society of America
2 Welcome to Tampa
Richard Wainio, Tampa Port Authority
3 Opening Remarks
CAPT Steven Barnum, NOAA (Ret), Technical Sessions Chairman
4 Remarks
Dr. Savi Narayanan, Canadian Hydrographic Service
Steve Deloach, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CAPT John E. Lowell, NOAA
RADM Jonathan White, United States Navy
5 Keynote Address
Dr. Larry Mayer, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
10:30 AM Modern Navigation/AIS Challenges and Applications
Return To Top 1 The Effects of Climate Change and Peak Oil on Marine Shipping, Navigation and Hydrography
Michael Casey, IIC Technologies, Inc.
2 Vessel Tracking Using the Automatic Identification System (AIS) During Emergency Response: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon Incident
Kurt Schwehr, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
3 Utilizing Vessel Traffic and Historical Bathymetric Data to Prioritize Hydrographic Surveys
Kyle R. Ward, Barry Gallagher, National Ocean Service
4 Providing Meteorological and Hydrographic Information via AIS Application Specific Messages: Challenges and Opportunities
Lee Alexander, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
5 AIS TideMet Binary Message update – IMO SN.1/Circ.289
Ted Read, Ohmex, Ltd.
6 Summary and Closing
1:30 PM Water Level Challenges in Alaska
Return To Top 1 Tidal characteristics along the Western and Northern Coasts
Lijuan Huang, Hua Yang, David Wolcott, National Ocean Service
2 Establishing Tide Control in an Area with Insufficient Observational Water Level Data: A Case Study of the Kuskokwim River
David Wolcott, Stephen Gill, Lijuan Huang, National Ocean Service
3 A Critical Need for an Observational Water Level Infrastructure Along the Western and Northern AK Coasts
Carolyn Lindley, Laura Rear McLaughlin, Stephen Gill, National Ocean Service
4 Tides Under the Ice: Measuring Water Levels at Barrow 2008-2010
Mike Zieserl, JOA Surveys, LLC
Stephen Gill, Jena Kent, James Sprenke, National Ocean Service
5 Summary and Closing
3:30 PM Lidar Systems and Surveys
Return To Top 1 Validation Plan for the new Coastal Zone Imaging and Mapping LIDAR System
David Dodd, Kurt Oberhofer, Antoine Cottin, Josephine Maisano, David Wells, Pat Heidingsfelder, Kenneth Barbor, Abel Dean, Casie Carrott, Hydrographic Service Center - University of Southern Mississippi
2 Feature Detection Performance of a Bathymetric Lidar in Saipan
Russell Quintero, Jerry Mills, National Ocean Service
3 The 2010 Taiwan Bathymetric Lidar Survey of Penghu and Dongsha Atoll
Peter Tian-Yuan Shih, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan
Dushan Arumugam, Geomatics Data Solutions
Jie-Chung Chen, Jia-Hsun Chen, Ministry of Interior, Taipei, Taiwan
Shihan-Wern Shyue, National Sun Yat-sen University
Wang Hui-Jung, Chen Ya-Hsing, Natural Hazard Mitigation Research Center
4 Major Hydrographic and Seabed Habitat Mapping Projects in the Caribbean Using ALB and Hyperspectral Imagery
Mark Sinclair, Fugro LADS
5 Summary and Closing
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
8:30 AM Technological Advancements
Return To Top 1 Design Trade-offs in a Multiping Multibeam Echo-Sounder
Brian O'Donnell, Student, University of New Hampshire
Brian Calder, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
2 “Most Probable Angle Analysis:” Automated Processing of Phase-Measuring, Bathymetric Sidescan Data
Val Schmidt, Tom Weber, Dr. Larry Mayer, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
Art Trembanis, Adam Skarke, Nicole Raineault, Coastal Sediments, Hydrodynamics and Engineering Lab, University of Delaware
3 On the Horizon: Better Bottom Detection for areas of Sub-Aquatic Vegetation
Tami Beduhn, Student, University of New Hampshire
Semme Dijkstra, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
4 Developments, Results, And Benefits From Utilizing Low Cost Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) For Hydrographic And Similar Applications
Neil Manning, President, CDL
5 Summary and Closing
10:30 AM Vertical Datums
Return To Top 1 VDatum – Issues of Interest, Future Directions
Maureen Kenny, Jiangtao Xu, Edward Myers, Stephen Gill, National Ocean Service
2 Datum Determination and VDatum Model Validation with a GPS Buoy
Ben Hocker, David Evans and Associates, Inc.
Nathan Wardwell, JOA Surveys, LLC
3 Ellipsoidally Referenced Surveys (ERS); Issues and Solutions
David Dodd, Hydrographic Service Center - University of Southern Mississippi
Jerry Mills, National Ocean Service
4 Measuring the Water Level Datum Relative to the Ellipsoid During Hydrographic Survey
Glen Rice, Jack Riley, National Ocean Service
5 Summary and Closing
1:30 PM Poster Session
Return To Top 1 2010 Western Pacific Bathymetry Mapping for U.S. Extended Continental Shelf
James Gardner, Andy Armstrong, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
2 Hydrographic Survey Operations in Support of NOAA’s Mobile Bay Collaborative Survey
Paul Turner, Corey Allen, National Ocean Service
Mark McMann, NCD
3 Advancing Partnerships for Hydrographic Survey Pilot Projects
Hans Vansumeren, Michigan College Great Lakes Water Studies Institute
4 An Ocean Basemap in the Cloud
Beata Van Esch, Rafael Ponce, Craig Greene, ESRI
5 Persisting Feature Level Metadata from Measured Soundings to Navigational Products
Tim Kearns, Jamie Crandall, ESRI
Lindsay Gee, IVS 3D
6 XML Hydrographic Metadata System
Lucy Hick, Janice Eisenberg, Rachael Medley, National Ocean Service
7 Maritime Infrastructure, Boundary and Cadastre Development Utilizing GIS
Jamieson Murphy, ESRI
8 Risk Management of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Deployment using Site Suitability and Viewshed Geospatial Analyses
Vitad Pradith, National Ocean Service
9 Climate Change: Poverty, Income Distribution and Labour Market Values - the Niger Delta of Nigeria in Focus
Angela Etuonovbe, Assistant Secretary General, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors
10 E-Navigation and a common Framework for Marine Data Management, Access and Information Services
Rafael Ponce, ESRI
11 One Database, One Object, Many scales. Approaches to Eliminating Data Redundancy in a Centralized Production System
Beata Van Esch, Tim Kearns, Tom DePuyt, Kevin Ingram, Rafael Ponce, ESRI
12 NHS Print On Demand Service
John Klippen, Jeppesen
13 From Research to Reality; Geocoder’s Past, Present, and Future
Maurice Doucet, Mark Paton, IVS 3D
Brian Calder, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
14 Backscatter "from Ping to Databases": A Canadian Hydrographic Service Perspective
Roger Côté, Canadian Hydrographic Service
3:30 PM Port of Norfolk Project
Return To Top 1 Overview
2 Project Planning in Support of High Resolution Navigational Products
Kolleen Mortimer, James J. Miller, Katrina Wyllie, Matthew J. Wilson, Vanessa Self Miller, National Ocean Service
3 Assessing the Advantages of High Resolution Navigation Products
Vanessa Self Miller, James J. Miller, Katrina Wyllie, Matthew J. Wilson, Kolleen Mortimer, National Ocean Service
4 Processing Methodology for the Production of High-Resolution Navigational Products
Katrina Wyllie, Vanessa Self Miller, Kolleen Mortimer, James J. Miller, Matthew J. Wilson, National Ocean Service
5 Feature Management In Support of High-Resolution Navigational Products
James J. Miller, Vanessa Self Miller, Kolleen Mortimer, Katrina Wyllie, Matthew J. Wilson, National Ocean Service
6 Improved Raster Navigational Products from High-Resolution Source Data
Matthew J. Wilson, James J. Miller, Kolleen Mortimer, Vanessa Self Miller, Katrina Wyllie, National Ocean Service
Thursday, April 28, 2011
8:30 AM Mapping
Return To Top 1 High-Resolution Acoustic Multibeam Surveys for Bridge Assessment
Tom Waddington, Substructure, Inc.
2 Multiple Hydrographic Sensor Mapping OF THE Howard Hanson Dam IN Support OF THE Right Abutment Integrity Assessment
Nicholas Lesnikowski, Mark Groot, David Evans and Associates, Inc.
Kurtis Noble, Steve Hutsell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
3 Mapping the Coastal Zone: Pulse to Products
Carol Lockhart, Geomatics Data Solutions
Lindsay Gee, IVS 3D
Tim Kearns, ESRI
4 The Squamish Delta Repetitive Survey Program: A Simultaneous Investigation of Prodeltaic Sedimentation and Integrated System Accuracy
John Hughes Clarke, Doug Cartwright, Steve Brucker, Ian Church, James Muggah, Ocean Mapping Group, University of New Brunswick
5 Summary and Closing
10:30 AM Data Management and Modeling
Return To Top 1 Evaluation of ESRI Software for Management of Survey Data
Daniel Seamount, TerraSond, Ltd.
2 An Extension to the Generic Sensor Format to Support Sidescan Sonar Data
Val Schmidt, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
John Shannon Byrne, SAIC
3 Managing and Serving BAGs and BAGs of Data
Tim Kearns, Lee Brinton, Jamie Crandall, ESRI
Lindsay Gee, IVS 3D
4 Modeling Bathymetric Uncertainty
Rob Hare, Canadian Hydrographic Service
Barry Eakins, Chris Amante, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder
Lisa A. Taylor, NOAA - National Geophysical Data Center
5 Modern Techniques for Improved Topo/Bathy Elevation Modeling of Tidal Inlets
David Bernstein, Christopher Freeman, Benjamin Sumners, Geodynamics
Helena Mitasova, Department of Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University
6 Summary and Closing
1:30 PM Data Processing
Return To Top 1 Design and Implementation of an Extensible Variable Resolution Bathymetric Estimator
Brian Calder, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
Glen Rice, National Ocean Service
2 Rethinking the Patch Test for Phase Measuring Bathymetric Sonars
Janice Eisenberg, Steve Brodet, National Ocean Service
Michael Davidson, Thomas Jefferson, Marine Operations Center Atlantic
Jonathan Beaudoin, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
3 Producing Chart Data from Interferometric Sonars on Small AUVs
Tom Hiller, Thurne Hydrographic
Thomas B. Reed, OIC, Inc.
Arnar Steingrimsson, Teledyne Gavia
4 Streamlining Sound Speed Profile Pre-Processing: Case Studies and Field Trials
Jonathan Beaudoin, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire
Steve Smyth, Arnold Furlong, ODIM Brooke Ocean
Henri Floc’h, Xavier Lurton, IFREMER
5 Results and Metrics from an Automated Approach to Detection of Contacts in Side-Scan Imagery
John Shannon Byrne, R Quintal, SAIC
6 Summary and Closing
3:30 PM Products
Return To Top 1 The New Electronic Chart Product Specification S-101: An Overview
Julia Powell, National Ocean Service
2 ENC to Paper Chart: Changing Workflows, Charting Specifications and COTS Software
Craig Greene, ESRI
3 Developing Maritime Navigation Products and Tools to Support Marine Spatial Planning
Kurt Nelson, Paul Turner, Meredith Westington, National Ocean Service
4 Managing changes to Nautical Products
John Klippen, Jeppesen
5 Session Summary
4:45 PM Closing Session
Return To Top 1 Conference Closing Ceremonies
Karl Wm. Kieninger, Conference Chairman, U.S. HYDRO 2011
George P. McFarlane, National President, Canadian Hydrographic Association
2 Invitation: Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2012
Roger Cameron, Conference Chairman, Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2012

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