SHOA

CHILEAN NAVY HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE

Between November 22 and 25, in facilities of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), took place the “Workshop of Hydrographic Data Production through CARIS Bathy Data Base System” dictated by Mr. Eduardo INFANTE and Mr. Alejandra GERONÉS of Universal System Limited Company, CARIS from CANADA.

The Workshop had the attendance of professionals from Hydrographic and Oceanographic Services of the Navies of Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay and SHOA, and it covered topics such as the importance of Hydro-cartographic data, creation of nautical bathymetric and cartographic surfaces to be used in the production of Electronic Nautical Cartography.

CARIS is a Canadian Company, specialized software producer for the production of Nautical Charts associated to Geographic Information Systems and Hydrographic Databases.

This activity was aimed at knowing new capabilities of the existing tools for the Paper and Electronic Cartographic Nautical productive process, covered by the Training Annual Plan of this Service.