Meeting on Navigation Services for the Arctic17/05/2012
|The public is invited to NOAA's Hydrographic Services Review Panel meeting from 22 May to 24 May in Anchorage, USA. The panel will discuss improvements for navigation services for Alaska and the Arctic, including new nautical charts, emerging commercial shipping needs, accuracy of land elevation data for coastal management, improvements to foundational geospatial data, and natural hazard warning and response for the region.|
The Hydrographic Services Review Panel has invited Alaska Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell and representatives from Alaska's maritime community to provide their insights on the navigational and geospatial challenges in the region. The panel, which is a Federal Advisory Committee that advises the NOAA Administrator on carrying out NOAA's navigation services mission, invites members of the public to provide comments during the afternoon sessions.
Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, assistant secretary of commerce for environmental observations and prediction, will discuss the latest developments at NOAA, with a special emphasis on the navigation services that protect lives, strengthen the maritime economy, and position America for the future.
The 3-day meeting is at the Hilton Anchorage, 500 West Third Avenue, Anchorage.
Read more about:
More news from this supplier:
New Seamount Discovered During ECS Mapping
NOAA to Expand Hydrographic Services Advisory Panel
NOAA Hydrographic Surveying Services Contracts
World Hydrography Day Example of Broader Hydrographic Data Use
Public Discussions on Charting Requirements
19th-century Shipwreck Rediscovered off Golden Gate Bridge
NOAA Begins 180th Hydrographic Survey Season
Robert J. Walker Wreck Listed as Historic Place
NOAA: Paper Nautical Charts Are Here to Stay
Inmargyver Award during Inmartech 2014
Ultra-portable ROV from Planet Ocean
Compact and Portable Acoustic Positioning System
SeeTrack Neptune Integrated into SeaRobotics' USV-2600
Falcon ROV Helps Japan Harness Offshore Wind
Tritech Hammerhead Offers Search Benefits
iXBlue Representation at OI China
Research Vessel Operating after Earthquake, Tsunami and Storm
Optech to Present at OI China 2014
Side-scan Sonar Operations and Maintenance Seminar
UTEC Survey Completes Infield AUV Inspection
comments powered by Disqus
White Shark Attack on WHOI REMUS Captured on Camera
A 3-metre-long white shark tried to have a REMUS AUV belonging to WHOI for lunch and the action was filmed by the AUV's camera. In this broadcast, WHOI researchers provide background to the attack, in which the shark's jaws exerted a pressure of 2 tons per inch to the ABC news item reporter.