Title

The Electronic Chart : functions, potential, and limitations of a new marine navigation system

Abstract

Contents:

An imaginary voyage with an electronic chart -- Components and functions of an onboard electronic chart display system -- ECDIS, ECS, and RCDS -- Data: types and structures -- Hydrographic matters -- ENC visualisation -- from data to chart display -- Navigational functions of the electronic chart -- Integration with other navigational systems -- Data services -- Updating of electronic charts -- Safety issues: bebefits and risks -- Economic aspects -- Regulatory and legal implications -- ECDIS training -- Additional layers -- Trends of current developments in electronic charting -- Glossary -- Demo software TryECDIS! -- Appendix.

Publication Date

2006

Volume

2nd edition

Pages

322

Publisher Place

Lemmers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publisher

Geomatics Information and Trading Center (GITC)

Document Type

Book