During the week of November 15th, IIC wrapped up ship-board operations for three survey projects that were run concurrently in Canada this survey season. Two of these projects took place in the Arctic, utilizing a traditional survey vessel augmented by an Uncrewed Survey Vessel (USV).
On 04 November 2021 IIC’s Managing Director Australasia, David Crossman, was elected to the position of Vice Chair of the AusSeabed Steering Committee, the highest position possible for a non-Government representative.
IIC Technologies proudly commenced the IIC Academy S-8B Marine Geospatial Training Program, with the first of three opening ceremonies occurring in Australasia on 4 October 2021.
IIC Technologies and Deakin University are very pleased to have commenced the IIC Academy S-5B Hydrographic Surveyors Programme on 6 September 2021 with an online opening ceremony spanning 7 time zones.
How does a complex organisation that uses a number of discrete and differently structured databases reduce overlaps and eliminate manual transfer operations which are inefficient and prone to error?
Recognized by the FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers, (IBSC) the IIC Academy S-8 program is designed for those with the desire to start or build a career in nautical charting, as Category B Nautical Cartographers.
Under the NOAA Precision Marine Navigation Program, IIC was contracted to develop online support for S-100 data cataloguing, discovery, packaging, and distribution automation.
IIC’s Global Delivery of an FIG/IHO/ICAS-5B Hydrographic Surveyors course is gaining a great deal of interest from the International Hydrographic community and as a result was covered by an Article in the most recent Hydro International Magazine (Issue: #2 2021).
The impact on many Pacific Island nations from sea level rise, storm surge and climate change is significant. Therefore the Pacific Community (SPC), with World Bank funding, is conducting LiDAR surveys to provide quality data to assist Pacific Island nations with their planning and strategies to mitigate for these impacts.