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What are these terms in Marine Navigation ETA, DTG and TTG?

Consider a scenario where a ship has to navigate and reach a specific destination. I have a route plan comprising of multiple route way-points through which my ship has to go through to reach its ...
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Seeking shapefiles of oceanic global climate zones (tropical/subtropical/temperate)

I need to make a map highlighting the marine tropical zone but could not find any shapefile containing that information. Some sites have lots of information on marine zoning (Marine Regions) but ...
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Error: QGIS VectorFieldCalc plug-in “Raster_Parameters_Errors: More than one raster band in raster”

I have used VectorFieldCalc plug-in in QGIS several times before, to make maps of marine currents from .nc satellite data. Recently, I have tried to redo some of the maps and when I try to calculate ...
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Convert sounding depths from NOAA S-57 ENC to GeoTIFF

I want to rasterize an ENC I downloaded from NOAA (https://www.charts.noaa.gov/InteractiveCatalog/nrnc.shtml) in order to have a XYZ grid of sounding depths. I should think this is an easy process, ...
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Finding vessel and wave's angle of attack using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am finding angle between ship's heading and component in wave (wave's angle of attack). Should it be the difference between mean wave direction and vessel's azimuth?
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How to convert point data to different sized polygons representing Marine protected areas?

I am trying to map Marine protected areas. I have collected data of where all these areas are. The data is expressed as point data (seen within the top image). Within the attribute tabled I have a ...
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Measure distance between nearest points in the sea along the coast automatically in ArcGIS

I have global point data of marine species along the coast. I would like to measure the distance between the two closest points but this distance needs to be measured in the sea and not on the land ...
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SAR spectral signatures for oil spill detection from different sensors

I have a rather general question about supervised classification for oil spill detection. I want to apply supervised classification on the ESA SNAP dark spot detection tool results. My question is: if ...
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reshape coastline based on higher resolution ocean layer

I am trying to match one layer representing the land with another representing the ocean, they have the same coordinate system but they don't match because the resolution of the "ocean layer" is ...
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How do you find the longitudinal and cross sectional profiles of polygons?

I am currently carrying out a research project involving submarine canyons. The canyons are mapped as polygons and I need to find the longitudinal and cross sectional profiles of the canyons. Each ...
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Maritime zones information?

What is that borders in the water on OpenStreetMap maps? Is this some of maritime zones? Is this "territorial waters", i.e. 12 nautical miles away from borders? What is between islands? Where/how ...
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Are there any large maritime data sets? [duplicate]

Needs to have from port, to port, and time stamps for each (arrival, departure times) Is there a dataset with all of this, or will I need to combine some other ones?
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KML/KMZ file <10MB for global shipping lanes?

I am trying to render an overlay of the world's shipping lanes using google KmlLayer class from the Javascript V3 API but most of the files I find are not rendered because of google's 10MB size limit. ...
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Computing Shannon-Weiner biodiversity index using QGIS? [closed]

I wonder if anybody has some experience in calculating biodiversity index (such as Shannon-Weiner) using QGIS? I am also interested for similar experiences using R scripts within QGIS. The analysis ...
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Seeking Marine Traffic Routes Data?

We are planning to implement a routing application to monitor marine traffic. The issue is that we either need a data set that has international sea traffic routes data or a clear definition of it. ...
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Extract all unique values from a RGB raster

I have a .png file in RGB format showing the intensity of ship traffic: For my analysis I need to convert it to a one-band raster with values between 0 and 1 where 0 means lowest density and 1 means ...
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What is the coordinate system of this maritime natural gas field map?

The Israeli Ministry of Natural Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources published a maritime map of the borders of a new natural gas field. The map is a part of a full license (PDF), a legal ...
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Volume of Land Below Sea Level

How could one use a GIS (or other appropriate system) to calculate the change in mean ocean levels across the world if all the land below sea level were flooded (Death Valley, Caspian Depression, Afar ...
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How does GIS intervene in ports and coastal areas?

I guess my question is pretty clear and yet broad, but what I was kind of hoping for is some insight on how GIS would be helpful in managing the ports or coastal areas. I can imagine it could serve ...
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Seeking free nautical route planner Data?

I don't really need an application, but rather an API. I plan to develop my own application and don't need someone else's GUI, just their information. I want to know the distance a vessel at sea must ...
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Seeking free nautical route planner

Not actually a route planner, but it amounts to the same thing. I want to know the distance a vessel at sea must travel between two points. Obviously this isn't just a straight line thing, if there ...