Recommended Reading

The journals, periodicals and e-newsletters listed below offer a wealth of useful information on hydrography and other related disciplines. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list but represents the publications regularly browsed by the membership of the IFHS-member societies.

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The list is also available to dowload in table format at the bottom of this page. In addition to the titles, the list indicates the publication language(s) and, if applicable, the name of the host membership organisation or professional body.


Special Publications of IFHS (inc. conference proceedings)

The Hydrographic Journal

Hydrographische Nachrichten (in German)


Annales Hydrographiques (in French)

ArcNews & ArcUser


Cartographic Journal, The

Civil Engineering Surveyor

Danish Maritime Magazine

Die Küste (in German)

Dock & Harbour Authority

Dredging and Port Construction

eNav International

European Journal of Navigation


Geo: GeoConnexion International Magazine

GPS World

Hansa (in German)

Hydro International

IALA Bulletin

International Hydrographic Review

International Ocean Systems

Journal of Navigation, The

Journal of Ocean Technology

Journal of Operational Oceanography

Journal of Spatial Science

Journal of Underwater Acoustics

LiDAR News 

Lighthouse (in English and French)

Making Waves

Mapping Awareness

Marine Geodesy

Marine Technology Reporter

Maritime Journal

Maritime Handbook South Africa

Maritime Review Africa

Naval Forces

Navigation News

Ocean Challenge

Ocean Dynamics

Ocean News & Technology

Offshore Engineer

Offshore Magazine

Offshore Support Journal

Port Engineering Management

Ports & Harbors

Ports & Ships Newsletter (Africa)

Port Strategy

Port Technology International


Ranger, The

Rivista Marittima (in Italian)

Sea Technology


Ship & Offshore

Soefart (in Danish)

Survey Review

Tecnologie Trasporti Mare (in Italian)

Terra et Aqua

The Marine Professional 


Unmanned Vehicles

World Port Development


Newsletters of event organisers (e.g. Oceansp@ce, Oceanbuzz etc)

Newsletters of organisations and companies (e.g. Tidings Online, Baseline)

IALA (Publications and Guidelines)

IHO (Publications and Guidelines)

IMO (Publications and Guidleines) 



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