A comprehensive Subject Index enabling you to search all our publications for papers or publications relating to specific topics, or written by particular authors, will be available on this page soon.

A price list for all the Federation's publications and merchandise can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

An Information Sheet on Careers in Hydrography can also be downloaded at the bottom of this page.


IFHS News is the subscription-free biannual digital newsletter of IFHS, which was launched in January 2014.

Through a selection of abstracts for longer technical articles (many of which are available to downolad in full) and shorter news items, IFHS News keeps readers informed about the latest advancements taking places within the steadily increasing spread of countries and regions of the world represented by the Federation's member societies.

IFHS News also includes an overview of the most recent announcements from IFHS - many of which are reported in more detail on the News pages of this website.

Follow this link to access the latest issue of IFHS News.

Special Publications

IFHS's Special Publications series consists of a range of technical publications on all aspects of hydrographic surveying and associated disciplines. Some of the Special Publications (SP) are purpose-written or collections of papers addressing single topics, whilst others are the Proceedings of the Federation's previous seminars and Hydro Conferences. 

For further details or to purchase any of these items download the Price List below or contact

The Hydrographic Journal 

For almost 40 years IFHS published The Hydrographic Journal. The Hydrographic Journal was an established and highly regarded refereed journal of record and comment published in English (ISSN 0309-7846). It comprised authoritative techincal papers and articles by acknowledged experts on all aspects of hydrography and related sciences. The Journal was published in English.

Back Issues of almost all editions published between 1972 and 2010 are still available to purchase at pricing ranging from £10-30 (GBP) depending to year of publication. Where complete editions of a publication are still available, the whole issue must be purchased. Where the publication is out of print, single photocopies of an article are available at a nominal charge.

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