NOAA plans increased 2015 Arctic nautical charting operations

Coordinating with Coast Guard for safe shipping route from Unimak Pass through Bering Strait March 17, 2015 NOAA survey ships and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter¬†Healy¬†are coordinating transits to and from the Arctic, to collect depth measurements along the proposed shipping corridor. (Credit: NOAA) As commercial shipping traffic increases in the Arctic, NOAA is taking …