The master electronic chart data base for the electronic navigation chart held in digital form by the hydrographic authority.



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ECDB

The master electronic chart data base for the electronic navigation chart held in digital form by the hydrographic authority.

SYSTEM ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION CHART

The electronic chart data base actually accessed aboard ship for the display of electronic charts. It is developed from the ENC provided by hydrographic authorities, but is specific to the shipboard system. When corrected, it is the equivalent of a paper chart.

NAVSSI

The U.S. Naval version of the electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS). It is integrated with command and control, weapons, and other systems.

ECS

Electronic Chart System

INTERFACING

Connecting electronic navigation aids so that information is shared between them.

ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION

Navigation by means of electronic equipment.

SENC

System Electronic Navigational Chart a database that comprises ENC data, ENC updates and other data added by the mariner that is accessed by, and displayed on, the ECDIS

NAVIGATION SENSOR SYSTEM INTERFACE

The U.S. Naval version of the electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS). It is integrated with command and control, weapons, and other systems.

ECDIS

BASE MAP

  1. A map or chart showing certain fundamental information, used as a base upon which additional data of specialized nature are compiled or overprinted. 2. A map containing all the information from which maps showing specialized information can be prepared. Also called BASE CHART in nautical charting.

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