Belgian Continental Shelf and River Scheldt
Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development:
The Flemish Hydrography currently manages several systems to stock, manage and exploit collected hydrographic data ( soundings, nautical data,...)
The Flemish Hydrography has chosen
the CARIS software, wellknown amongst National Hydrographic Offices world-wide, to set up a Geospatial Infrastructure. The Bathy Database (BDB) and the Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) projects aim at procuring an interoperable DBMS capable of providing better
access to optimised georeferenced databases and improved information processing.
The responsibility of the Flemish Hydrography is to conform to international normalization
Hydrographic Organisation IHO and INSPIRE).
Hydrography and meteorology
Environmental application domains:
Surveying/mapping Belgian Continental Shelf and River Scheldt, monitoring coastal weather, describing all maritime means of access.