Briana Sullivan is working on the Chart of the Future's data-structuring issues, starting with the Coast Pilot. The Coast Pilot has been making great strides to modernize. They have an XML format and are currently geocoding text within the publication...but Briana thinks they can do more! Read about her ideas in her latest presentation to NOAA.
The NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has begun its next big adventure—Hohonu Moana: Exploring the Deep Waters Off Hawai’i. During Leg One, they'll be mapping in the area of the Johnston Atoll. NOAA Physical Scientist Derek Sowers is aboard and has written a mission overview.
Derek Sowers represented the U.S. on a team of researchers who crossed the Atlantic on a reconnaissance mission for the 2016 Seabed Survey Pilot Project, which will create the most detailed map of the bottom of that great, cold ocean.
Strafford Hill Library SeaPerch Teams traveled to the UNH Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Building March 16 to test out their ROV submarines and try some obstacles in preparation for the statewide competition April 11.
Huddl is an open, community-led initiative designed to simplify the issues involved in hydrographic data access.
Once a format is described using Huddl, drivers for data access and manipulation are automatically created, as well as their format documentation.