IHO Standards for Hydrographic Surveys, Edition 6.0.0 September 2020.
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International Hydrographic Organization
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This publication aims to provide a set of standards for hydrographic surveys primarily used to compile navigational charts essential for the safety of navigation, knowledge and the protection of the marine environment. It specifies the minimum standards to be achieved based on the intended use. Where and when necessary, hydrographic offices or organisations are encouraged to define more stringent or specific requirements as national or regional realisations of the standard. This publication does not contain procedures for setting up equipment, conducting the survey, or for processing the resultant data. IHO Publication C-13, Manual on Hydrography, should be consulted for information on those topics (downloadable from the IHO homepage: www.iho.int). In this edition, a new, more stringent Exclusive Order has been introduced. The use of Exclusive Order should be limited to areas with exceptional conditions and specific requirements. The other orders for safety of navigation surveys have .....
PublisherInternational Hydrographic Organization
Series;NrInternational Hydrographic Organization Special Publication;S-44 (Edition 6.0.0)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
CitationInternational Hydrographic Organization (2020) IHO Standards for Hydrographic Surveys, Edition 6.0.0, September 2020. Monaco, International Hydrographic Organization, 41pp. (International Hydrographic Organization Special Publication, S-44). DOI: https://doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1354.2