Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue. Version 4. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/135]
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JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice
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A number of northern nations, particularly, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Russian Federation, the United States, and those bordering on the Baltic Sea, maintain Ice Services (for a complete list of national ice services refer to the WMO publication No.574 "Sea Ice Information Services in the World", 3rd edition, 2006), and issue ice charts on a regular basis during winter months. These ice charts are used on ships as an aid to navigation in ice infested waters, and as ECDIS becomes more widely available on ships navigating these northern waters, it will be important to provide ice data in a form that can be used in those systems......
PublisherCanadian Ice Service
CitationJCOMM Expert Panel on Sea Ice (2007) Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue. Version 4. Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ice Service,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1486