NOAA Panel to Discuss GOM Maritime Issues

Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2012

NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel will meet Nov. 27-29 in New Orleans to discuss hydrographic surveying, nautical charting, tides and current measurements, as well as geodetic and geospatial measurements for the Gulf of Mexico region.

 

The three-day meeting is open to the public, and public comment periods are scheduled in the afternoons.



The panel will hear from representatives of the regional maritime community, including port authority officials and marine pilots, the geospatial community, and users of NOAA’s tides and currents information. Topics are scheduled to include commercial shipping, navigation safety, accuracy of land elevation data for coastal management, and natural hazard warning and response for the Gulf region.



NOAA also invites coastal planners and emergency responders who find navigation data useful in their applications to participate.



The panel has scheduled breakout sessions for stakeholders to present perspectives and recommendations on NOAA’s navigation data, products and services. Details and meeting agenda are at http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm.

What:           
NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel meeting.

When:           
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  
Thursday, Nov. 29, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  

Where:         
Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal Street, New Orleans, La. 70130
            
Who:
Mitchell J. “Mitch” Landrieu, mayor, city of New Orleans
Garret Graves, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
Matthew Wellslager, chair, Hydrographic Services Review Panel
Margaret Spring, principal deputy under secretary for oceans and atmosphere, NOAA
David M. Kennedy, assistant NOAA administrator for the National Ocean Service
Rear Admiral Gerd F. Glang, director, NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey
Members of the Hydrographic Services Review Panel
 


For more information on the meeting details, contact Kathy Watson, Hydrographic Services Review Panel coordinator at NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey at 301-713-2770 ext. 158, or kathy.watson@noaa.gov.

 

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