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Module 1 S-100

S-100 General Introduction and Data Model Information


Starting date

June 15

Closing date

Always available


1 hour and 30 minutes



What you are going to learn

A few more words about this course

This course gives a general introduction and overview of the S-100 standard framework. S-100 is the Universal Hydrographic Data Model, being developed by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).
This course contains information on the following topics:

  • S-100 History
  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Encoding formats
  • Benefits

  • Maintenance and Development

Course target:
Provide an S-100 fundamental knowledge necessary for further understanding of S-100 derived products like for example S-101 and S-102. 

Svein Skjaeveland

Manager International Standardization
Svein has been working with electronic navigational charts since 2003, starting out as an engineer at the Norwegian Hydrographic Service focusing on ENC, NTM updates and paper chart production. From 2006 employed by Electronic Chart Centre (ECC) working as Senior Geodata Consultant focusing on ENC validation and quality assurance. Svein currently holds a position as Manager International Standardization and has been involved in standardization since 2009. He currently attends a number of IHO working groups.

Course reviews

I would like to say Thank you for the S-100 & S-101 Training Course. I really enjoyed and learnt lots from it. I found it very interesting and incredibly useful. We look forward to attending another PRIMAR practical training course.
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