Field Procedures Manual, April 2014.
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NOAA, Office of Coast Survey
Pages292pp. & appendices
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The purpose of this Field Procedures Manual (FPM) is to provide NOAA field units with consolidated and standardized guidelines and requirements for conducting, processing, and generating final field deliverables for Office of Coast Survey (OCS) hydrographic surveys. This manual summarizes current best practices that shall be used by NOAA field units to meet specifications set forth in the NOS Hydrographic Surveys Specifications and Deliverables. Words used in this manual to denote mandatory or permissive actions are defined as follows: • “Shall” or “must” means the procedure or standard is mandatory. • “Should” means the procedure or standard is recommended. • “May” and “need note” means that the procedure or standard is optional. • “Will” means futurity of action only and does not indicate any degree of requirement for application of a procedure or meeting a standard. Due to the rapid development of technology and continual improvement of operational methods,.....
PublisherNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coast Survey
Silver Spring, MD
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationNOAA, Office of Coast Survey (2014) Field Procedures Manual , April 2014. Silver Spring, MD, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coast Survey, 2929pp. & appendices. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-153
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