Projects involving applications of the NSRS.
The Joint Hydrographic Center.
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|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|University Of Southern Mississippi, The||$ 11,796,545||   ||2018-10-01||2023-09-30|
|University Of Southern Mississippi, The||$ 11,253,175||   ||2013-10-01||2019-09-30|
|University Of Southern Mississippi, The||$ 2,870,038||   ||2011-12-01||2015-11-30|
|Natural Resources, Georgia Department Of||$ 174,997||   ||2011-09-01||2015-08-31|
|Transportation, Wisconsin Department Of||$ 300,000||   ||2009-04-01||2014-03-31|
|Transportation, Wisconsin Department Of||$ 999,000||   ||2010-09-01||2013-12-31|
|Transportation, Wisconsin Department Of||$ 2,146,590||   ||2009-09-01||2013-12-31|
|Natural Resources, Washington State Department Of||$ 313,784||   ||2008-11-01||2013-10-31|
|Transportation, Montana Department Of||$ 72,132||   ||2008-10-01||2013-09-30|
|University Of Southern Mississippi, The||$ 2,472,525||   ||2010-09-01||2013-08-31|
Funding was provided in FY 2004 to the California Spatial Reference Center, the Louisiana Spatial Reference Center, the States of Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas, Kentucky, Alabama and Washington. In addition to these states, a grant is planned for FY 2006 to Arizona. For FY 2006 funding was not received to continue grant activities in Louisiana and Washington. Sponsored a meeting of experts to discuss models used in the Prince William Sound Science Center(PWSSC) for a Nowcast-Forcast System (NFS). The proposed project will complete the implementation of a Prince William Sound (PWS) Nowcast-Forecast Information System (PWS NFS) in Prince William Sound. Focus areas are 1) integration and coupling of ongoing modeling efforts at a new and enhanced computing and communications environment at the PWSSC/Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI) in Cordova, Alaska; 2) development of new information products for users in a variety of media including new Internet web pages; and 3) expansion of near real-time observational network elements in support of the model and user requirements. Examples of funded projects are more observation systems and experimentation to test models. The Joint Hydrographic Center has developed several new technologies for ocean mapping and hydrographic surveying that will greatly increase the quality and productivity of hydrographic surveying and ocean mapping in the United States. In particular, new techniques for multibeam sonar data processing will have major positive impacts. 3-D visualization techniques have been developed and demonstrated that will greatly improve the study of whale behavior below the surface.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Extend National Spatial Reference System into areas not adequately covered to meet infrastructure needs.
Use of basic data for survey system in local densification is unrestricted.
Spatial Reference System coordinates and elevations describe baselines from which restricted coastal boundaries are delineated and other boundaries are marked.
The National Spatial Reference System forms the standard of measurement on which State plane coordinate systems, land and utility records, and boundary delineations are based.
Federal funding (grants) are restricted to those State, local, municipal, or regional, and or universities specifically selected by the U. S. Congress, in annual Federal appropriations legislation.
To conduct research and carry out development programs at the Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire to improve the techniques and technology of hydrographic surveying, hydrographic services, and ocean mapping, and to conduct bathymetric research in support of delineation of an extended continental shelf.