Australian Hydrographic Service, Royal Australian Navy, Australia

Data Center Description
The Australian Hydrographic Service (AHS) is part of the Royal
Australian Navy. It is responsible for providing Australia's
national charting service under the terms of the UN Safety of
Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention and the Navigation Act. This role
requires the coordination and determination of policy and
standards which covers both hydrographic surveying and charting,
as well contributing to the coordination, exchange and standards
related to geospatial data in general.

The AHS is also responsible for providing direct support to the
Australian Defence Force (ADF) for the provision of
hydrographic, charting, oceanographic and meteorology services.


[Summary provided by The Australian Hydrographic Service]