First Announcement - 2nd Multibeam Hydrographic surveyor training course, January 2013



IIC Academy is pleased to announce that 2nd edition Multibeam Hydrographic Surveyors Course will be organized in January 2013 at IIC Academy Visakhapatnam.

Who should attend?
Ideally suited for hydrographic surveyors and the users of hydrographic survey data from Ports and Harbors, Defense, Oil & Gas, Hydrographic Offices, Research, and Government agencies.

What’s included?
Faculty comprising FIG/IHO/ICA S5 Cat 'A' qualified experts
IHO standards for data collection
Interactive tutorials supported by course manual
Practical onboard experience for collecting data
Guidance on post processing techniques from experts
Mentoring and assistance to develop in-house capability

Instructor-led seminars include
Bathymetric sonar theory and practice (multibeam & interferometric)
Depth, position and attitude errors
Adjusting for velocity and tidal corrections
Survey planning
Calibration: theory and best practice techniques
Data processing
Quality control: 3D visualization and editing
Bathymetric surface compilation

Practical onboard experience
Multibeam mobilization
Data collection software
Conduct a patch test and compute results
Sound velocity profile acquisition
Completion of a survey area – data collection and processing

Program Fee and Accommodation
Program fee: USD 2250*

* Special discount is available for Indian government institutions and organizations.

“IIC has arranged discount rates a number of local hotels; details and booking assistance provided upon request. Visakhapatnam is well connected by air and train from most cities in India, including Hyderabad.”

Call +91 770 224 4410 or mail to for registration enquiries.


IIC Academy,
Plot #3, Hill #3, IT Park, Rushikonda, Madhurawada, Vishakhapatnam 530 041, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Landline: 91- 891 – 2000035 / 36/ 37 / 33