Standards for Hydrographic Surveys

9 Data Management

9.1 Data security and archiving

The Project Manager responsible for all survey data shall ensure that original sensor datagrams are archived on a suitable media and stored in a safe location promptly after acquisition. Processed data shall be backed-up on a daily basis on a suitable media and stored in a safe location.

10 Reporting

10.1 Reporting of Navigational Hazards

Upon discovery of any depth or obstruction that may be considered a hazard to navigation, the Project Manager shall inform the closest Canadian Coast Guard office and have a Notice to Shipping issued.

All actions shall be documented and a copy sent to the Regional Director of Hydrography and the Regional Manager of Hydrographic Surveys, who will initiate appropriate actions.

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