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i. The objective of this is Course program is to enhance the contribution and capability from the Hydrographic especially in providing proper information for safety of navigation and coastal management purposes in the region. This program also aim on the contribution in the developments of the professional hydrographer and practitioners in the region. The course were design based on the IHO (International Hydrographic Organization) qualification standard course 'B' category for hydrographic survey and awarded will also has IHO certificate of acknowledgement. This program also reflected the contribution of Indonesia as member of IHO and also as member of council. Indonesia also appointed as regional representative (EAHC) in IHO.

ii. The methodologies of this activity is based on class lecture, class seminar discussion and field practices, the participants will be interactively learn fundamental hydrographic science, oceanography, meteorology and cartographic mapping theories. The participants will also learn surveying managements skill, hydrographic survey planning, conducting hydrographic survey, geodetic control observation, oceanographic and meteorological observation for hydrographic purposes, bathymetry survey, and post processing.

iii. In this course, the participants will learned from the fundamental method in conducting hydrographic survey manually and also using the latest survey methodology with automatic hydrographic data logging, digital post processing, GPS technology and other basic engineering analysis such as dragging survey and port survey. The developments skill in this course also includes Electronic Nautical Charts survey and production also other hydrographic publication.

iv. At the end of the course besides certificate, the participants will have beneficiaries not only from knowledge enhancements, And awarded with internationally acknowledged certificate category, but also has opportunity to build up network communication since the participants is coming from many countries and region which also can contributes to future connection and cooperation in the region.
Progress reports
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Training and professional development
The Course is Convened
The Course is Convened
Staff / Technical expertise
i. The resource involved in the implementation is invited experts from Japan, Hydrographic Association, and experts from Indonesian Naval Hydrographic service and also other experts from local universities.
Basic information
Time-frame: March 2017 - March 2019
Coordinating Ministry For Maritime Affairs IHO
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • North Pacific
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Yanuar Handwiono, Capt., dirpamkersamtas@dishidros.go.id, infohid@dishidros.go.id, +6221-64714810
Jalan Pantai Kuta V No 1. Ancol Timur, Jakarta, Indonesia
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