Hydrographic Services Review Panel announces public meeting in Providence, RI

The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal Advisory Committee to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that will convene a Public meeting on May 5-6, 2010 in Providence, Rhode Island. The Panel will meet to consider and deliberate on NOAA’s hydrographic services and matters that affect marine transpor- tation, safe navigation, commercial shipping, ocean and coastal stewardship, coastal and marine spatial planning, recreational boating, and ocean policy.

This public meeting will take place at the Marriott Providence in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The public is welcome to attend, listen, and express viewpoints to the Panel members and NOAA during public comment periods.

For a complete agenda and further information on the HSRP you can visit ths Web site: http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm or contact Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov.

May 5, 2010 – 8:30AM to 5:30PM
May 6, 2010 – 8:30AM to 5PM

Marriott Providence
1 Orms Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02904

By Professional Mariner Staff