NOAA Seeks Comment on Ending ALL 'Traditional' Paper Charts
No More Print-on-Demand or Full-Size PDFs, But There Will Be a Cool Customization Feature
Viking Age Meets New Age: Crystals as Navigation Tools
Scientific Paper Looks at Possible Norse Use of 'Sunstones'
NOAA Embarks On Mission To Chart Bering Strait, Arctic
NOAA’s quest to better understand the world’s seafloor continues, as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has committed two of its ships to collect and update chart data in the Arctic.
On The Water ChartGuides Releases New Annotated ICW Charts
Cruising guide and PassageMaker 'Frugal Fav' authors, Mark & Diana Doyle, have published their new, two-volume “ChartGuide” series including over 3,000 guidance notes and annotations for the Intracoastal Waterway.
Coming To A Fog Bank Near You: Horns On Demand
In an effort to combat noise pollution, the U.S. Coast Guard is replacing many of its fixed sound signals with foghorns that mariners themselves activate. Each new Notice to Mariners lists additional foghorns that are being converted to MRASS, which stands for Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal.