NOAA Advisory Panel To Discuss CMSP At Open Meeting
NOAA’s National Ocean Service has announced that the Hydrographic Services Review Panel (Panel) will hold an open meeting in Norfolk, Virginia on October 26-27. This Panel advises the NOAA Administrator on oceanographic and marine technologies relating to operations, research and development, and data dissemination pertaining to hydrographic surveying, shoreline surveying, nautical charting, and water level, current, geodetic, geospatial, and geomagnetic measurements.
Specific topics to be addressed at this meeting include the roles of the federal government, the ocean shipping industry, and other traditional maritime users in coastal and marine spatial planning. In addition, the Panel will hold a strategic planning session to develop and produce an outline of priority issues to focus on over the next 2-3 years.