NOAA advisory panel to focus on precision navigation,
subsidence, and sea level rise
Public can provide input, participate in sessions
NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel
, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on products and services related to navigation services, water levels and currents, and global positioning, will hold a public meeting August 27-29, in New Orleans.
will receive input and updates on national and regional navigation services activities and resource needs, precision navigation, subsidence, sea level rise and coastal inundation, geospatial and positioning data, technology, unmanned systems, the NOAA fleet, priorities for the Arctic, integrated coastal and ocean mapping, as well as recommendations from stakeholders and partners. The panel will consider information from this meeting as it makes recommendations to the NOAA administrator and considers issue papers on emergency response, sea level rise and Arctic matters.
The public is invited to attend the meeting in person or via a webinar, and can provide comments before or during the meeting. Agendas, updates, and more information are available at https://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsrp/hsrp.htm
. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel meeting
Tue., Aug. 27, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CDT
Wed., Aug. 28, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m CDT
Thu., Aug. 29, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CDT
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Retired Navy Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D., assistant secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and deputy NOAA administrator
Nicole LeBoeuf, acting director, National Ocean Service
Ed Saade, chair, HSRP Federal Advisory Committee
Rear Adm. Shepard M. Smith, director, NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, and acting deputy director, National Ocean Service
of the Hydrographic Services Review Panel
First session only:
Lt. Gov. William H. Nungesser, Louisiana
Col. Stephen Murphy, commander, New Orleans District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Capt. Kristi M. Luttrell, commander, Sector New Orleans, 8th U.S. Coast Guard District
Brandy D. Christian, president and CEO of the Port of New Orleans; CEO, New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corp.
Claire Trokey, legislative director, Office of Rep. Steve Scalise, Louisiana
NOAA Office of Coast Survey is the nation’s nautical chartmaker. Originally formed by President Thomas Jefferson in 1807, Coast Survey updates charts, surveys the coastal seafloor, responds to maritime emergencies, and searches for underwater obstructions that pose a danger to navigation.
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