Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between The Nippon Foundation and GEBCO to inspire the complete mapping of the world’s ocean by 2030, and to compile all bathymetric data into the freely available GEBCO Ocean Map.
Geospatial information underpins the majority of economic and sustainable development activities in the world today. The services provided by Pacific Island geospatial scientists and surveyors contribute to the security and well-being of Pacific people, supporting numerous industries and sectors.
The provision of safe navigation routes is fundamental to New Zealand’s trade and is the logistical backbone of our economy. In 2019 99% of NZ’s trade was transported by sea. This dependency is often overlooked, but is also fundamental for NZ's aqua-culture, fisheries, tourism, recreational boating and future economic opportunities.
Global warming and climate change effects and concerns us all. However, the impact on many Pacific Island nations from sea level rise, storm surge and heightened weather patterns is significant.
The combined understanding of the earth’s seafloor is very poor, in fact we know more about the surface of the moon than our own oceans. However, it is widely recognised that the knowledge of the oceans will be key to the future of many nations’ economies.
The Pacific Ocean is the home to many Nations whose peoples and cultures are as beautiful and diverse as their geography and coastlines.
IIC Technologies have provided a variety of services to clients based in Australasia for over 15 years. To date both Australian and New Zealand clients have been supported by an office in Australia and from the Canadian and Hyderabad Offices.
IIC Technologies has been named winner of the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) Awards for Excellence in Business Transformation for its workflow management solution for National Charting Agencies providing maritime safety information for marine shipping.
Congratulations to Steve Smith from our IIC Europe office who has graduated from the prestigious TSA surveying course and beaten 31 other surveyors to win the RICS prize for Best Measured Building Assignment. Steve was applauded for his very clear explanation of the laser scan surveying process and how to get the best results.
For many decades, society has poured enormous amounts of effort into the design of all forms of motorized transportation modes in urban environments. Although we are seeing the spotlight and investment shift towards greener and more sustainable modes, pedestrian amenities or infrastructure, are still often an after-thought.