Navigation (2)

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The process of planning, recording and controlling the movement of a craft from one place to another.

Navigation system error (NSE). The combined error of the GNSS position estimate and the chart error. The maximum NSE can be described by:

NSEmax = Chart error + GNSS error + other navigation errors

Source: Nick Ward, Vicechair, IALA e-Nav Committee, March 2009

Navigation System Error

Global Navigation Satellite System

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM