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How Modernizing Canada’s Nautical Charts is Serving More than Just Ships
“Nautical charts protect lives, property and the marine environment.”
This is the motto of the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) which has been mapping the Canadian ocean for over 100 years, and charting Newfoundland and Labrador waters since the province joined Confederation in 1949.
Over the years how it does its work has evolved from cumbersome manual methods of measuring ocean depth to the ...