Hydrographic Surveys
Entry ID: CGS_NCD_HYDROGR_SURV

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Summary
Abstract: Hydrographic surveys are conducted by the National Ocean Service (NOS)
to measure water depth. The measurements are used in the production
of nautical charts.

NOS nautical charts are compiled and updated using aerial
photographs and field surveys as a basis. In general, charts are
compiled at a smaller scale than field survey sheets and reflect
selected portions of the surveys. Critical and ... View entire text
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Description: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) offers water depth (soundings)
data for US coasts on CD-ROM.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 17.0   E: -64.0   W: 175.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1834-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
Hydrographic Surveys Division, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsd/hsd-0.htm

Data Center Personnel
Name: OFFICE OF COAST SURVEY HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYS DIVISION
Phone: (301) 713-2780 ext.144
Contact Address:
National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
1305 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (301) 713-2693
Email: carl.fefe at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey
1315 East-West Highway, Room 5824
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
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