Baltic Sea Hydrographic Commission (BSHC)
Commission hydrographique de la Mer Baltique (CHMB)
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Established 24-26 May 1983, Helsinki (Finland), following a recommendation made by hydrographers of the Baltic Sea at a preliminary meeting in Monaco, 19 Apr 1982. Original initiative came from Sweden. A commission of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).
Promote technical cooperation in the domain of hydrographic surveying, marine cartography and nautical information.Available with paid subscription only.
Main achievements: coordination of the production of the Baltic Sea INT Charts; coordination of hydrographic re-surveys; harmonization of chart datums; harmonization of Baltic Sea ENCs; exchange of information and harmonization of practices with regard to various issues related to hydrography.
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