Conference Program

Program is subject to change.

Day One

Monday, October 01, 2018
7:45am Opening Remarks
Autonomous Vehicles (ASV)
8:00am An Autonomous Vehicle for Ocean Mapping – A Retrospect Derrick Peyton
8:30am Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) Hydrographic Surveys by TerraSond – Successful Implementation and Benefits Jim Nash
9:00am DriX – the future of hydrographic survey Tom Davenport
9:30am Looking up – multi-parameter bathymetry via an amphibious, autonomous bottom crawler Arnis Mangolds
Airborne Lidar Bathymetry
10:30am Implementation of Lidar into UKHO Survey Contracts Robert Andrew
11:00am Low SNR Lidar Data Processing with Machine Learning Brian Calder
11:30am High-Resolution Airborne Lidar Bathymetry in Shallow Water: Considering Natural Limitations Viktor Feygels
Multibeam (Acoustic Signal)
1:00pm Direct Estimates of Horizontal and Vertical Resolution of Multibeam Mapping Systems from 2D Spectral Analysis of Natural Seafloor Sam Greenaway
1:30pm Automated Correction of Refraction Residuals Jonathan Beaudoin
2:00pm The Importance Of Sound Velocity For Multibeam Echo Sounder Operation James Walton
2:30pm Applications of Sonar Detection Uncertainty for Survey Quality Control and Data Processing Giuseppe Masetti
Backscatter Processing
3:30pm A First Step Towards Consistency of Multibeam Backscatter Estimation Requesting and Comparing Intermediate Backscatter Processing Results From Backscatter Processing Software Mashkoor Malik
4:00pm EM2040 Backscatter Normalisation Evaluating Pulse length and Frequency Dependency Craig Wallace
4:30pm Backscatter processing of the Common Dataset delivered by a Kongsberg EM2040 MBES processed by SonarScope Jean-Marie Augustin

Day Two

Tuesday, October 02, 2018
7:45am Registration
Autonomous Vehicles (UAV)
8:00am Water Depth And Habitat Mapping By Drone Anders Knudby
8:30am Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (AUV) for Hydrographic Surveys and Charting Andrew Orthmann
9:00am Very Shallow Survey – Using UAV Photogrammetric data to derive Bathymetry Duncan Mallace
9:30am Sonar Data Integration Means More Than Just 3-D Visualization in SonarWiz 7 David Finlyson
Data Fusion
10:30am Electronic Charting for a Major Port, Meeting the Needs of the Mariner John Pinder
11:00am Automated Analytical Processing For The Fusion and Visualization Of Survey Data Collected Using Different Technologies Kevin Ingram
11:30am Getting Mobile: Evolving Shallow Survey Capability at the British Geological Survey Rhys M. Cooper
Multbeam Processing
1:00pm Using Automated Processes to Increase Multibeam Data Consistency and Efficiency Kevin Tomanka
1:30pm Advancing Hydrographic Data Processing Through Machine Learning Burns Foster
2:00pm Challenges With Bubble Noise Oyvind Tappel
2:30pm Motion Systems, A Comparison of Common Survey Grade Motion Systems Simon Mcllroy
Backscatter Seabed Analysis
3:30pm An assessment of the benefits of multispectral backscatter for the classification of seabed sediment types Cameron Price
4:00pm Shallow Water Multibeam Data Analysis of Complex Bedrock Geology in Penobscot Bay, Maine Andrew Armstrong
4:30pm Sub-Bottom Profiler technology and data processing in a multi-sensor geo-referenced environment Phiippe Alain

Day Three

Wednesday, October 03, 2018
7:45am Registration
Satellite Derived Bathymetry
8:00am Satellite Derived Bathymetry Helper Veronique Jegat
8:30am SDB Is Coming Of Age Chris Howlett
9:00am Understanding SDB: About quality assurance levels in SDB production, and the validity of physics based SDB products over uncharted waters Thomas Heege
9:30am Recent advances in exploiting the wave celerity inversion methods for shallow water bathymetry Ron Abileah
Autonomous Vehicles (Method)
10:30am Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Shallow Water Survey Arild Hepsø
11:00am A Data-Driven Approach To Sound Velocity Corrections For Autonomous Surface Vessels David Hardy
11:30am Autonomously Evolving Ocean Mapping: Gains achieved through automated line guidance and force multiplication Chris Malzone
Hydrographic Remote Sensing
1:00pm Canadian Hydrographic Service’s Way Forward for Hydrographic Remote Sensing Accurate Shorelines & Satellite Derived Bathymetry René Chenier
1:30pm Coastal bathymetry retrieval from satellite synthetic aperture radar William Perrie
2:00pm Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Through Photogrammetry Matus Hodul
2:30pm Performance Evaluation of Bathymetric Algorithm on Shallow Water using Remotely Sensed Data. Arun Patel
Multibem Methods
3:30pm Filling the Gaps with Trusted Crowdsourced Bathymetry Ian Church
4:00pm Concurrent Science Data Acquisition During a Hydrographic Survey Steve Wilcox
4:30pm Multibeam Surveying For Multiple Vessels In Remote Locations With Real-Time QC Stephen Fewings