Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue, Version 5.1. Draft for Approval. February 2012. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/403]
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Many Arctic and Baltic nations maintain Ice Services and issue ice charts on a regular basis when marine activities are occurring in the vicinity of sea ice and icebergs. These ice charts are used on ships as an aid to navigation in ice infested waters. Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) are becoming widely available on ships navigating in icy waters and it is necessary to provide ice data in a form that can be used in these systems. The ENC Ice Objects Catalogue has developed slowly since the mid-1990’s. Initially, several ad-hoc workshops were held involving experts from national ice services, national hydrographic organizations and private companies involved in the manufacture of electronic charts and display systems......
PublisherWMO/JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice
CitationFalkingham, John and Smolyanitsky, Vasily (2012) Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue, Version 5.1. Draft for Approval. February 2012. , Geneva, SwitzerlandWMO/JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice, 106pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1329