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Wednesday, January 13 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
MtG Symposium: Regional Mapping Initiatives

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Each coastal state needs to map its maritime territory primarily for safety of navigation and later on was realized vital to support decision-makers and law-makers and maritime security.

This session shall highlight mapping initiatives in a bigger scale and using the data for science, research and education, in addition to the aforementioned.

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Jaya Roperez

Convener of the MtG Symposium

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Diana Krawczyk

Scientist, Greenland Climate Research Centre
In Greenland, which is highly economically dependent on marine resources, knowledge of the marine seafloor environment and habitats is largely incomplete and much needed. In the light of this need, the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources in Nuuk has equipped the research vessels... Read More →
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Rear Admiral Shepard Smith

Director, NOAA - Office of Coast Survey
An overview of the National Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization Strategy, the US framework for mapping US waters.  
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Dagoberto David-Viteri

Advisor for Hydrography and Cartography of Dirección General Marítima, DIMAR-CIOH
International Bathymetric Chart of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday January 13, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm CET