HYDROGRAPHIC PRODUCTION LINE DESIGN FOR SMALL COUNTRIES – EXAMPLE OF CROATIAN HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE
T.D. Leader, N. Leder
Modernization of technology in hydrography and cartography, particularly evident in the using of multi beam echosounder systems and the production of electronic navigational charts and nautical publications in digital form, calls for modernization of the hydrographic production line. Many world renowned companies offer hydrographic offices complete solutions for the production line from the data compilation to the final product. Such solutions are often too expensive, too large and unavailable to smaller hydrographic offices. That is the reason why smaller hydrographic offices strive to find optimal solutions within their own material and human resources.
As an example of a smaller hydrographic office,
the Hydrographic Institute of the