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Towards a Universal Hydrographic Data Model
1 CARIS, New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
2 CARIS, Heeswijk, Netherlands
ABSTRACT: The International Hydrographic Organization?s (IHO) [1] Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data S-57 [2] standard has been in force for more than a decade, and has successfully been used for official ENCs adopted by Hydrographic Offices around the world and by navigation equipment manufacturers. Additionally S-57 has been used for many additional purposes. However S-57, and especially the administration of the standard, has also experienced limitations. In 2010, IHO released the next generation hydrographic standard called S-100 Universal Hydrographic Data Model [3]. A move that will open up the door to new possibilities to existing S-57 users and potentially broaden the use of IHO standards in the hydrographic community. This paper will try to explain why an S-57 replacement was needed and give examples on some possibilities with S-100 and its derived product specifications such as S-101.
REFERENCES
www.iho.int
http://www.iho.int/iho_pubs/IHO_Download.htm#S-57
http://www.iho.int/iho_pubs/standard/S-100/S-100_Info.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exxon_Valdez
http://www.imo.org
http://www.imo.org/OurWork/Safety/Navigation/Pages/Charts.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inland_Electronic_Navigational_Charts
http://www.tec.army.mil/echarts/
http://hgmio.org/information.html
http://www.ukho.gov.uk/Defence/AML/Pages/Home.aspx
http://www.hgmio.org/specifications.html
http://www.caris.com/products/s57-composer/
http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/gml
http://www.isotc211.org/
http://registry.iho.int/s100_gi_registry/home.php
http://www.iho.int/iho_pubs/IHO_Download.htm#S-102
http://www.caris.com/downloads/brochures/The-New-IHO-S-102-Standard.pdf
http://www.iala-aism.org
Citation note:
Astle H., Schwarzberg P.: Towards a Universal Hydrographic Data Model. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 7, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.07.04.12, pp. 567-571, 2013

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