HSRP Fall Virtual public meeting, Sept 1-2, 2021

Meeting Federal Register Notice: Federal Register Notice - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting
Meeting Flier: WEBINAR flier Virtual HSRP info Sept 1-2 2021 v3Aug2021
Special Accommodations: This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Virginia Dentler at Virginia.Dentler@noaa.gov or Lynne Mersfelder-Lewis at Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov at least ten days prior to the meeting date. Closed Captions will be provided.

To view Closed Captioning for this meeting:

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09-01-2021 from: 12:45 PM - 5:45 PM ET

09-02-2021 from: 1:00 PM - 5:45 PM ET

HSRP Closed Captioning Info September 1-2 2021 final.pdf
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Meeting Sign Up Information and Meeting Announcements: This is a public meeting and all are invited to attend. Please contact Virginia.Dentler@noaa.gov and Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov with your interest to attend the meeting and to receive meeting updates. While RSVPs are not required, for planning purposes we would welcome knowing you are coming.
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Public Comments:

Public comments targeted to the HSRP members and their topics are encouraged. Comments can be in writing in advance and/or during the meeting through the webinar "Questions".

Please send advance written comments to Virginia.Dentler@noaa.gov, Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov and hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov. All comments on HSRP topics will be collated, attributed, and become part of the public record.

Advance Public Comments HSRP mtg Sept 2021 v30Aug2021
Agenda: WEB HSRP agenda Sept 1-2 2021 NOAA 26Aug2021 v3.7
Documents: March 2021 meeting documents: Sept 2020 meeting documents:

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Reference Materials and Links:

Momentum Grows for Mapping the Seafloor - Eos


NOAA IOCM Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping (IOCM):

  1. IOCM data provider outreach form:
  2. Status of Seafloor Mapping Within US Waters: https://iocm.noaa.gov/seabed-2030-status.html
    1. NOAA NOS IOCM Progress Reports of Unmapped U.S. Waters:
  3. Bathy gap analysis discussion: https://iocm.noaa.gov/seabed-2030-status.html
  4. Strategic plans for IOCM implementation: https://iocm.noaa.gov/about/strategic-plans.html


  1. IGLD Coordinating Committee website - external site
    International Great Lakes Datum Update (greatlakescc.org)
  2. PORTS 30th Anniversary video - NOS site
    NOAA Celebrates 30 Years of Safer Marine Navigation Through PORTS
  3. 2021 State of High Tide Flooding and Annual Outlook Report - CO-OPS site
    State of High Tide Flooding and Annual Outlook (noaa.gov)
  4. West Coast Operational Forecast Model - CO-OPS site
    West Coast Operational Forecast System (WCOFS) (noaa.gov)
Speaker Bios: Speaker BIOS speakers HSRP Sept 2021 mtg 16Aug2021
BIOS 2021 Panel Members HSRP v19Aug2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Updates: Opportunities and Challenges for NOS’s Navigation Services Portfolio:

Capt Andy Armstrong, NOAA-JHC, UNH
John Nyberg, OCS/NOAA
Julianna Blackwell, NGS/NOAA
Richard Edwing, CO-OP/NOAA

Offshore Wind Energy and Ocean Mapping: A Paradigm for Geoscience Data and Information Sharing:

Dr. Mary Boatman, BOEM
Deanne Hargrave, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC
Dr. Ruth Perry, Offshore Wind Americas, Shell
Dr. Elizabeth Dewing Andrews, Ørsted

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Technology in Support of Shallow Water Surveys in Under 40 Meters and the Blue Economy

Dr. Richard Stumpf, NCCOS/NOAA
Carol Lockhart, Woolpert Inc.
Duncan Mallace, XOcean

HSRP Working Group Presentations:
Technical Working Group
Planning and Engagement Working Group
HSRP Priorities Matrix v30Aug2021
List of 15 HSRP Issue Papers 2021

Webinar Audio: GTW MP4 NOAA HSRP public meeting 1Sept2021 GTW MP4 NOAA HSRP public meeting 2Sept2021
Transcripts: Closed Captions HSRP meeting Sept 1 2021
Closed Captions HSRP meeting Sept 2 2021
Committee Letter: HSRP recommendation letter to NOAA 27Sept2021
Testimony to NOAA from Sean Duffy 29Sept2021
HSRP Meeting report minutes 23Sept2021
HSRP Priorities Matrix 2Sept2021
NOAA Response: Spinrad NOAA response letter to Thomas HSRP 5NOV2021
Summary: HSRP Priorities Matrix 2Sept2021
HSRP Public Comments 2Sept2021

Contact Information

For further information please contact:

NOAA Hydrographic Services Review Panel
1315 East-West Highway
SSMC3, N/CS, room 6127
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Revised: 11/5/2020