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SURV462 Hydrographic Field Design and Voyage

Planning, set up, execution, management, analysis and reporting of hydrographic surveys, including field work and voyage components.

Dates are tentative: students must contact the School of Surveying for the exact dates after 1 July 2017.

Paper title Hydrographic Field Design and Voyage
Paper code SURV462
Subject Surveying
EFTS 0.1350
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (21 November 2017 - 9 December 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.21
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,969.00

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Pre or Corequisite
SURV 452 and PMAN 401
Restriction
SURV 462
Schedule C
Science
Eligibility
This paper is the culmination of the application of hydrographic surveying theory and is a final practical component of this subject.
Contact
emily.tidey@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Emily Tidey
Paper Structure
Field course covering practical portions of the IHO S-5 syllabus
Teaching Arrangements
Intensive field course for three weeks in November/December

E-learning utilised before and after the field course
Textbooks
Highly Recommended:
  • IHO Manual of Hydrography
  • IHO Standards for Hydrographic Surveys s44
  • LINZ HYSPEC
All available to download online

Other texts are available in the Science and School of Surveying Libraries and online.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Prepare for a hydrographic survey by completing pre-analysis and planning tasks (including formulating a rigorous quality control strategy)
  • Observe tide and current dynamics and to be introduced to advanced tidal and current studies
  • Establish horizontal and vertical control for a hydrographic survey to IHO standards
  • Conduct a complete 3-week hydrographic survey involving all associated management tasks to IHO and LINZ standards
  • Consolidate navigation and seamanship skills
  • Prepare a comprehensive report of survey based on pre-planning assignment, project management exercises and the hydrographic survey to IHO requirements

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (21 November 2017 - 9 December 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Planning, set up, execution, management, analysis and reporting of hydrographic surveys, including field work and voyage components.

Dates are tentative: students must contact the School of Surveying for the exact dates after 1 July 2019.

Paper title Hydrographic Field Design and Voyage
Paper code SURV462
Subject Surveying
EFTS 0.1350
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Pre or Corequisite
SURV 452 and PMAN 401
Restriction
SURV 462
Schedule C
Science
Eligibility
This paper is the culmination of the application of hydrographic surveying theory and is one of two final practical components of this subject.
Contact
emily.tidey@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Emily Tidey
Paper Structure
Field course covering practical portions of the IHO S-5 syllabus.
Teaching Arrangements
Intensive field course for three weeks in November/December

E-learning utilised before and after the field course.
Textbooks
Highly Recommended:
  • IHO Manual of Hydrography
  • IHO Standards for Hydrographic Surveys s44
  • LINZ HYSPEC
All available to download online

Other texts are available in the Science and School of Surveying Libraries and online.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Prepare for a hydrographic survey by completing pre-analysis and planning tasks (including formulating a rigorous quality control strategy)
  • Observe tide and current dynamics and to be introduced to advanced tidal and current studies
  • Establish horizontal and vertical control for a hydrographic survey to IHO standards
  • Conduct a complete 3-week hydrographic survey involving all associated management tasks to IHO and LINZ standards
  • Consolidate navigation and seamanship skills
  • Prepare a comprehensive report of survey based on pre-planning assignment, project management exercises and the hydrographic survey to IHO requirements

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard