NOAA Patch Test Documentation

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey directs field programs for ship- and shore-based hydrographic survey units; develops hydrographic survey specifications; conducts technological development and application programs to increase efficiency in survey data acquisition, data processing, and chart production; and carries out research to develop techniques and methods for accomplishing these objectives.
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For information about Patch Test Procedures, see:
Specs and deliverables (section
Field Procedure Manual (section