NOAA: Making Waves

Making Waves is a weekly audio program bringing you the latest National Ocean Service news and information.



Charting New Waters: Video

Boaters rely on NOAA's nautical charts for depth measurements so they don't accidentally ground on sandbars or other underwater obstructions. Take three minutes out of your day to hear Captain Shepard Smith of the NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson discuss how nautical charts are updated—and how NOAA is using promising new technology (ocean robots!) that will add shallow depths to nautical charts. Episode permanent link and show notes


 2016-05-23  3m