NOAA open house on nautical cartography
Date(s) - Jul 7, 2017
09:00 am - 02:30 pm
NOAA's Science Center
NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey announced its first one-day open house in conjunction with the International Cartographic Conference (held this year in Washington, DC, at Marriott Wardman Park). This one-day event will focus on nautical cartography, highlighting the field of charting and GIS. It will offer nautical cartography-themed posters, presentations, tours, and exhibits. Participants will include industry partners, government agencies, and charting offices from around the world. This event is open to the public.
The four main themes for this year’s open house include: From Hydrography to Cartography, Nautical Products, Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure and Databases, and Innovative Cartography.
Date: Friday, July 7, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: NOAA’s Science Center (1301 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910)
Registration: Send your name and organization to firstname.lastname@example.org to expedite entry into the NOAA building.
For further details about the open house, please click here.
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.