Celebrating World Hydrography Day 2023

National Hydrographic Office of NARA, Sri Lanka


Theme -Hydrography – Underpinning the Digital Twin of the Ocean”

To commemorate the World Hydrography Day, the National Hydrographic Office of National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency (NARA), Sri Lanka has been organized the field campaign to the undergraduate students of the Ocean University of Sri Lanka to emphasize the significance of hydrographic surveys, technological advancements and the exploration of uncharted waters. Parallel with this program faculty of Geomaticsof Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka has been organized another educational workshop and demonstration to the Geomatics undergraduates to provide hands on experience and practical knowledge about hydrographic techniques.

These events encouraged the innovative thinking and practical application of hydrography to underpinning the digital twin of the ocean and to inspire future hydrographers, marine scientists and environmentalists, ensuring the sustainable management of oceans for generations to come.