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New edition of the International Hydrographic Review

The latest edition of the International Hydrographic Review has been published.

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Guidelines for the Standardisation of Undersea Feature Names Available in Portuguese

The IHO has released an English /Portuguese version of the guidelines for the Standardisation of Undersea Feature Names (IHO publication B-6). These guidelines explain the process to submit proposals for undersea features names and provide necessary information for them to be adopted by the GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN). This English /Portuguese version is the result of a productive cooperation and input from Brazil (DHN) and Portugal (IHPT).

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IHO Assembly sets the priorities for the next 3 years

The IHO Assembly has finished after 3 days of productive meetings. From 16 to 18 November IHO Member States were able to discuss how to move forward on work items, with the Assembly being held by videoconference.

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HSH Prince Albert II opening remarks to the Assembly

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco officially opened the IHO Assembly which is taking place 16 to 18 November by videoconference.

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Updated IHO Geospatial Information Registry

The IHO has released an updated Geospatial Information Registry which now contains over 7000 items for the modelling of oceanic data.

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New guide on accuracy of depth information in Electronic Navigational Charts - ENCs

Data provided in electronic navigational charts can vary greatly in accuracy depending on when the sea survey to gather the data was carried out, the type of technology used, as well as the seafloor coverage.

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New Chair and Vice-Chair of the IHO Council

A new Chair and Vice-Chair of the IHO Council have been appointed.

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IHO releases new standards for hydrographic surveys

The IHO released earlier this month a new edition of the Standards for Hydrographic surveys (S-44). In addition to surveys to support the safety of navigation, these standards can be adapted for oil and gas, renewable energies, dredging, geophysics, and geotechnics.

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Audience with HSH Prince Albert II & priorities for the new Directing Committee

The new IHO Directing Committee was presented to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco on Tuesday September 8th 2020.

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