Uncharted American Waters - Literally


This is the one hundred and fifty-ninth episode of Public Interest Podcast with Rear Admiral Shepard Smith, Director of the Office of Coast Survey at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commissioner on the Mississippi River Commission, and the former commanding officer on the Thomas Jefferson who speaks about the impact of technological innovations from channel dredging to GPS on coastal waterway navigation. He elaborates upon the benefits of cartography to coastal communities seeking to use naval commerce and tourism to boost local economies.