NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel to
meet in New York


NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel, which advises the NOAA administrator on marine transportation, will meet Feb. 25 and 26 in New York to receive updates on the agency’s navigation services and activities, and provide recommendations on agenda topics. The public is welcome to participate and provide comments during scheduled times.

The panel will discuss hydrographic surveying, nautical charting, tide, current and water levels, and geodetic and geospatial measurements for the New York/New Jersey harbor region. Coastal planners and emergency responders will also brief the panel on opportunities to integrate navigation data into coastal resiliency efforts and post-damage assessments.

WHAT:          

NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel meeting topics include:

The meeting agenda can be found at http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm.

WHEN:    
      
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

WHERE:        

Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street (between Park and Lexington avenues, near Grand Central Terminal), New York.

WHO:

Obtain additional information from Kathy Watson, Hydrographic Services Review Panel coordinator, at NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey. 301-713-2770 ext. 158, or Kathy.Watson@noaa.gov.

NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel is a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on carrying out the agency’s navigation services mission -- to ensure the safe, efficient, and environmentally sound movement of commerce along America’s marine transportation system.

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Posted: February 11, 2014