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== S-121 Full group teleconference  ==
== S-121 Full group teleconference  ==
Periodically the full group meet via teleconference.  
Periodically the full group meet via teleconference.  
May 10th - 11th 2017 Meeting
May 10th - 11th 2017 Meeting
* Minutes from May 2017 Meeting[[File:S121 PT2 Minutes.docx]]
* Minutes from May 2017 Meeting [[File:S121 PT2 Minutes.docx]]
* List of Resolutions from May 2017 Meeting [[File:S121 ResolutionOfComments.xlsx]]
* List of Resolutions from May 2017 Meeting [[File:S121 ResolutionOfComments.xlsx]]
== Upcoming meetings ==
== Upcoming meetings ==

Revision as of 15:11, 8 September 2017

Main Page Project Team Standard Implementation Exchange Formats Documents UNCLOS S-100


The International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) S-121 Project Team held a meeting on the 5th to 9th December 2016 in the offices of the UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (UN DOALOS). From the meeting, a project report was designed to describe the impact of S-121 development on [S-100].

IHO Project Report

Minutes on the meeting are documented online. Meeting minutes

Terms of Reference


The objective of the S121 project team is to develop IHO S-121 Maritime Limits and Boundaries Product Specification (Terms of Reference Document). The product specification should take into account the following:

  • Defining a proposed data model;
  • Create an S-100 conformant product specification for Maritime Limits and Boundaries to support coastal States’ depository obligations in accordance with the Convention;
  • Determine if S-100 needs to be extended to facilitate the implementation of the deposit obligation of coastal States’ under the Convention.


  • This Project Team (S121PT) is a subsidiary of the S-100 Working Group (S-100 WG). Its work will be guided by the 2016-18 Work Plan established by the S-100 WG and subject to its approval.
  • A new Terms of Reference Document was adopted by the S121PT after the its first meeting held in the United Nation Headquarters, NY, in December 2016.

Composition and Chair

  • The Project Team (S121PT) shall comprise representatives of IHO Member States (MS), Expert Contributors (EC) and observers from accredited NGIOs. The IHO Secretariat may also be represented. A membership list shall be maintained and posted on the IHO website.
  • EC membership is open to entities and organizations that can provide relevant and constructive contribution to the work of the S121PT. ECs shall seek approval of their membership from the Chair of the S121PT.
  • EC membership may be withdrawn, in the event that a majority of S121PT members agree that an EC’s continued participation is either irrelevant or not constructive to the work of the S121PT.
  • The Chair of the S121PT is designated by the parent body.
  • If a Secretary is required, he/she should normally be drawn from a member of the S121PT.


  • The S-121PT should work primarily by written correspondence and teleconferences.
  • Decisions should be made by consensus. Dissenting opinions, if any, should be reflected in the S-121PT report.
  • The S-121PT should liaise with other IHO bodies, international organizations, end users and industry to ensure the relevance and currency of its work.
  • The S-121PT should report in accordance with its Work Plan.

Members and Contacts

S-121 Editorial group

The editorial group meet once or twice a week, every week or two. Dial In details.

S-121 Full group teleconference

Periodically the full group meet via teleconference.

May 10th - 11th 2017 Meeting

Upcoming meetings

  • OGC Technical Committee Southampton UK, 11-15 September 2017 details
  • S100 Test Strategy Meeting Washington 19-21 September 2017 details
  • S121 Full group teleconference 20-21 September 2017 details
  • ABLOS Meeting and Conference Monaco 9 & 12 October 2017 details
  • 9th HSSC Ottawa 6-11 November 2017 details
  • ISO TC211 Meeting Wellington New Zealand November 2017 Details When Announced
  • OGC Technical Panel Meeting Palmerston New Zealand 4-8 December 2017 details details
  • S121 Face to Face Meeting 4-8 December 2017 details
  • S100 Working Group Meeting Singapore 10-13 April 2018 details

Face to Face Meetings


External Liaison Meetings

Contact Details
Name Organisation Email Address
Mark Alcock Geoscience Australia Mark.Alcock@ga.gov.au
Sebastien Durand Canadian Hydrographic Service Sebastien.Durand@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Doug O'Brien IDON Technologies, Inc. douglasobrien@idontech.ca
Jonathan Pritchard United Kingdom Hydrographic Office jonathan.pritchard@ukho.gov.uk
Marisa Ramey Canadian Hydrographic Service marisa.ramey@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Jonah Sullivan Geoscience Australia Jonah.Sullivan@ga.gov.au
Qing Zhong Geoscience Australia Qing.Zhong@ga.gov.au