21st NSHC Tidal Working Group Meeting

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Dublin,8-9 March 2016 Contents: Minutes of the meeting ANNEX A: Agenda 21st NSHC Tidal Working Group Meeting ANNEX B: Terms of Reference for the North Sea Hydrographic Commission Tidal Working Group ANNEX C: Work plan TWG to be approved by NSHC ANNEX D: Actions for internal coordination within TWG ANNEX E: Status differences at all boundaries wrt LAT-2016 Abbreviations used in this document BLAST: Bringing Land and Sea Together BSH: Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt … read more

6th Meeting of the NSHC Re-survey Working Group

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Minutes Rostock, 10-11 November 2016 Participants: Mrs. Virginie Debuck (BEHO) Mr. Bernd Vahrenkamp (BSH) Mr. Jesper Vedel and Mr. Lars Hensen (DKHO) Mr. Eric Langois (SHOM) Mr. Leendert Dorst (chairman) and LT Raymon van de Veen (minutes) (NLHO) Mr. Simon Bicknese (observer) (RWS) Mr. Ulf Olsson (SMA) Mr. Phil Payne, Mrs. Ruth Waters and Mr. Jeffrey Worth (UKHO) Mrs. Paula English (observer) and Mr. Bob Kinnear (observer) (MCA) 1. Welcome and opening formalities The chairman opens the meeting at 16.10. … read more

Harmonisation of the resurvey schemes

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latest update: NLHO shows the update of their re-survey scheme at the 5th WG meeting 2015 in Plymouth. The aim is to have the entire EEZ of the Netherlands seafloor fully covered. The yearly prognosed number of survey days were never met. Pending approval of the Netherlands Admiralty, the EEZ is now divided into 5 categories with 2, 4, 6, 15 and 25 years revisit time. The new release of the Resurvey scheme is now availible:   UK: update on … read more

North Sea Bathymetric Database

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latest Update: to realise a basic full coverage for the North Sea, the gaps in the model were filled with gridded information from the MS, provided for European Networks. Future releases will replace this parts with latest high-resolution bathymetric information. view the model at the North Sea Bathymetric Model – site or download the overview:

Dover Strait Survey Strategy Agreement

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Annex B to report to NSHC32 of the Resurvey Working Group “The future of the Dover Strait Survey Strategy Agreement”   In its meeting in Amsterdam in 2014, NSHC released Conclusion 111: “The Dover Strait Survey Strategy WG (DSSS WG) consists of the Member States Belgium, France, Netherlands and UK, based on a signed agreement. The NSHC Re-survey WG has a broader composition, including all the DSS WG members. Considering that the subject of marine sand dunes and re-surveys deals … read more

Common risk-assessment framework for the North Sea

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Paper for the 5th meeting of the NSHC Resurvey Working Group, Plymouth, UK, 18 September 2015 Steps towards a common risk assessment framework for the North Sea Leendert Dorst, NL, 19 August 2015   In its meeting in Amsterdam in 2014, NSHC released Conclusion 112: “The activity within the DSS WG and the Re-survey WG has resulted in a greater harmonization of survey strategies. Nevertheless the work is based on strategies for each nation and the Commission recognized the need … read more

20th NSHC Tidal Working Group meeting – The Hague, 27-28 January 2015

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Contents: Minutes of the meeting. 2 ANNEX A: Agenda. 11 ANNEX B: Terms of Reference for the North Sea HydrographicCommission Tidal Working Group. 13 ANNEX C: WORK PLAN TWG to be approved by NSHC. 14 ANNEX D: Actions for internal coordination within TWG.. 15 ANNEX E: 6th IHO-TWLWG meeting. 17 Minutes of the meeting   Meeting location: Netherlands Hydrographic Service, The Hague, Netherlands. Participants: Rogier Broekman          NLHS   Netherlands Leendert Dorst             NLHS   Netherlands Patrick Goffinet            BSH     Germany Chris Jones                  UKHO   … read more

Flight through the German Bight – bathymetry

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This movie was made for open house presentation of the German HO [BSH]. It demonstrates the progress from surveying for paper-seacharts to 3D-modelling for multiple purposes, based on the 50m-grid of the German EEZ.