NOAA hosts first open house on nautical cartography
NOAA hosted the first open house on nautical cartography on Friday, July 7th. The event featured posters, presentations, and tours focusing on nautical cartography, highlighting the field of charting and GIS. Industry partners, international mapping groups, government agencies, and many international charting offices were in attendance. The open house welcomed a total of 200 visitors, representing 24 countries.
This one-day event, held in the Science Center on NOAA’s Silver Spring, MD, campus, was planned in conjunction with with the 28th annual International Cartographic Conference 2017 (ICC) in Washington, D.C. where NOAA also had a presence with an exhibit booth and presentations.