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Category "B" Programme in Hydrographic Survey

The Republic of Korea (ROK) sponsors Hydrographic Survey programme recognized at Category "B" level by the FIG-IHO-ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC).

The programme consists of 15 modules for 16 weeks and a final project lasting 4 weeks (A total of 20 weeks with Theory: 5 weeks; Practical components: 14 weeks; Self-Guided study: 1 week)

15 Modules (16 weeks)

  • Three introductory modules: Introductory modules deliver overview and demonstration to motivate students and give perspective.
Module Duration Description
INTRO1 2 days Introduction to Hydrography
INTRO2 5 days Introduction to Data Collection and Processing
COMPUT 10 days Computation Tools
  • Eight modules on theory and guided practice covering the scientific content along with practical work.
Module Duration Description
NAUTIC 10 days Nautical Science
ENVIRO 6 days Earth and Environmental Sciences
POSIT1 6 days Horizontal and Vertical Positioning
WATLEV 5 days Water Levels
REMSEN 3 days Remote Sensing
BATHY1 3 days Bathymetry (SBES, SSS)
BATHY2 3 days Bathymetry (MBES)
LAWSEA 1 days Law of the Sea, Liability
  • Four modules on practical work: To reinforce autonomy and theory.
Module Duration Description
POSIT2 5 days Land Survey Practice
QAQC00 5 days QA/QC
HYDROP 6 days Hydrographic Practice
HYDROM 10 days Hydrographic Data Management

Final Project (4 weeks)

  • The final project covers planning and preparing for a small survey, data acquisition, processing and deliverables.
Task Duration Description
Planning 16 hours Design a survey plan Identify challenges for the survey
  • The table below shows how the modules fit in the overall scheme.
Week 1 2 3 4
Module INTRO1 INTRO2 COMPUT NAUTIC
Practice Demo and hand on MBES deployment Computer programming
Assess Participation Practical exercises Questionnaire & Practical exercises
Week 5 6 7 8
Module NAUTIC ENVIRO POSIT1 POSIT2
Pratice Plan Route H&S Boatmanship Meteo Oceano. Marine geology Comp. tools GIS soft. GNSS soft. Land survey practices
Assess Questionnaire Written Exam Practice exercises Practice exercises Written Exam Practice exercises
Week 9 10 11 12
Module POSIT2 WATLEV REMSEN BATHY1 BATHY2 QAQC00
Practice Land survey practice Comp. tools TG Deploy LIDAR Proc. GIS Tools. SBES proc. SSS deploy MBES proc Error TPU calc.
Assess Practice exercises Practice exercises Written Exam Pratice exercises Written Exam Practice exercises Written Exam Pratice exercises Written Exam Practice exercises
Week 13 14 15 16
Module LAWSEA HYDROP HYDROM
Practice Case studies QC MBES Survey planning, deployment, acquisition, processing Data acquisition and Control Data Processing and Analysis Data Managt, Product creation
Assess Written Exam Written Exam Pratice exercises Pratice exercises
Week 17 18 19 20
Module Comprehensive Final Field Project
Pratice Planning Preparation Acquisition Processing Deliverables Reports
Assess Participation and Report Participation and mobilizaion report Participation, logs and reports Quality of processed data Quality of products Report of survey and presentation