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Maritime Safety Information - "Bowditch" Survey
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) Maritime Safety Office is now compiling the next edition of our American Practical Navigator publication. We are interested in collecting new information from external subject matter experts who can contribute to the publication's continued improvement and ensure its relevance to modern navigation principles.

Please fill in the form below, or use the following hyperlinks to access a downloadable survey template file:

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Introduction to Marine Navigation
Not usedRarelyOccasionallyRegularlyFrequently
 
 
Geodesy and Datums in Navigation
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Nautical Charts
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Nautical Publications
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Short Range Aids to Navigation
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Compasses
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Dead Reckoning
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Piloting
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Tides and Tidal Currents
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RadioWaves
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Satellite Navigation
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LORAN Navigation
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Radar Navigation
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Electronic Charts
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Navigational Astronomy
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Instruments for Celestial Navigation
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Azimuths and Amplitudes
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Time
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The Almanacs
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Sight Reduction
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Navigational Mathematics
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Calculations and Conversions
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Navigational Errors
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The Sailings
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Navigational Processes
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Emergency Navigation
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Navigation Regulations
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Maritime Safety Systems
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Hydrography
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The Oceans
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Ocean Currents
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Waves, Breakers and Surf
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Ice Navigation
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Weather Elements
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Tropical Cyclones
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Weather Observations
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Weather Routing
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Navigational Tables
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Glossaries
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The Maritime Safety Office thanks you for your time to complete this survey. You have made a difference!

Contact the Bowditch New Edition Working Group via email to: Bowditch2017@nga.mil