October 27, 2021
Precision Marine Navigation program hosts third annual stakeholder workshop
Hydrographic Surveys Division Operations Branch September highlights
Navigation Response Team attends National Marine Sanctuary designation
NOAA recently launched an updated NOAA National Marine Ecosystem Status website. This website summarizes and synthesizes ecosystem information across regions to provide a broader view of conditions across United States large marine ecosystems. Check it out!
November – Native American Heritage Month
November – Manatee Awareness Month
11/1-11/5 – Oyster Week
11/5 – Tsunami Awareness Day
11/15-11/19 – Geography Awareness Week
11/18 – GIS Day
12/1-12/2 – Alaska Coastal and Ocean Mapping summit
NOAA Esri Central Support – contact for GIS software issues.
OCS GIS Portal & NOAA Geoplatform – data access
NOAA GIS Community – information on GIS projects, software, and geospatial initiatives
ArcGIS StoryMaps – Discover our stories
Submit issues with ArcGIS-based applications to the help desk with the subject line "URGENT - GIS Server Issue."
The Office of Coast Survey Diversity and Inclusion Committee is hosting a Fall Costume and Carving Contest! Get out your Halloween costumes and pumpkin carving utensils, and get your cameras ready. Snap an image of you, your family, your pets dressed up, or your finished pumpkin masterpiece. Send in submissions by November 1, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, OCS_Contest_LastName. There will be divisional and category winners in the running for Amazon gift cards. All participants will be offered 59 minutes and we will share submissions at the November All Hands.
The Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (SOST) will convene an Environmental Justice webinar on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (EDT). This two-hour event will feature an introduction to basic environmental justice principles followed by three high-level, 15-minute presentations, a short Q&A session, and a broad panel discussion on the role of environmental justice in Federal and interagency work. We are excited to share that Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome will facilitate this event.
NOS For Employees
Deep fiords and hydrographic history in Glacier Bay National Park
Captain Benjamin Evans selected as next Coast Survey Director