By Nigel Calder
Authoritative, sensible, and hands-on info on analyzing and counting on digital and paper nautical charts
The vintage How to learn a Nautical Chart explains each point of digital and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, the right way to gauge the accuracy of chart info, the best way to learn charts created by way of different governments, how you can use info similar to scale, projection approach and datum that each chart comprises; how to not get fooled or run aground via overzooming. Nigel Calder teaches you the way to squeeze each ounce of knowledge out of a nautical chart (on your GPS, chartplotter, or nav station) and comprehend the boundaries of accuracy for all charts, paper and digital, raster and vector.
This much-awaited moment version addresses the adjustments on this planet of digital charting, built-in onboard navigation structures, in addition to radar overlays and AIS and their interfacing with charts. a brand new bankruptcy at the Wiki Revolution explores the mechanisms permitting you to include user-generated content material into navigational items and percentage this content material with others—harnessing a user-base by no means sooner than attainable. Calder additionally explores how 3D-technology and real-time intensity and climate details is developing interactive charting capacities which are essentially altering how we navigate. Calder's exact, functional insights can assist you to navigate competently for years to come.
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How to Read a Nautical Chart, 2nd Edition (Includes ALL of Chart #1): A Complete Guide to Using and Understanding Electronic and Paper Charts by Nigel Calder