Hydrography Committee

The Hydrography Committee exists to promote the consistent development of hydrography data and to enable data exchange through coordination, cooperation and standards development.

Committee status report, Nov. 12, 2012 (p. 8)


Committee co-chairs

Susanne Maeder, Minnesota Geospatial Information Office, 651-201-2488; susanne.maeder@state.mn.us
Mark Olsen, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, 651-757-2624, mark.olsen@state.mn.us

Work plan

  • Plan for an integrated approach to statewide hydrography data management
  • Plan for implementation, use and maintenance of the framework
    • Refine roles and responsibilities
    • Implement MN NHD data update process
    • Implement event creation and maintenance process
    • Foster development and sharing of applications and tools
    • Integrate DNR 24K hydrography data improvements into MN NHD (2008 EPA Grant)
  • Plan for future maintenance and stewardship of Minnesota Watershed Boundaries
  • Continue Phase 1 wetlands mapping activity and maintenance strategy
  • Continue development of storm water mapping guidance

Meeting schedule

Calendar: Check the council's calendar for the date, time and location of the next committee meeting. If none is listed in the next month or two, check directly with the committee chair. All meetings are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.

Committee activity reports and meeting minutes

  • Committee activity reports:  See the Committee Reports webpage for activities from 2006 - 2009.
  • Committee meeting minutes:  Click on a meeting date to view the minutes for that meeting.
    Scroll through the list for older meeting dates that are not displayed (minutes for a number of meetings are not available).

Publications and links

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