Kurt Schwehr Matthew Plumlee Briana Sullivan Colin Ware 26-Feb-2009 GeoCoastPilot Linking the Coast Pilot with Geo-referen...
Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping /  NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center <ul><li>development of hydrographic & ocean mapping...
Research Themes <ul><li>Sonar System Capabilities and Limitations </li></ul><ul><li>New approaches to multibeam sonar data...
Warning! What mariners need is strongly task dependent SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
09/18/09 Larry Mayer
09/18/09 Larry Mayer
What is the “Chart of the Future”? SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
GeoCoastPilot v1 available SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Additional Topics <ul><li>How do we streamline data collection/validation? </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata and data tracking </...
NOAA Coast Pilot; Cruising Guides <ul><li>Supplement to charts </li></ul><ul><li>Static information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Andy Millan’s Thesis – Take 1 SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Andy Millan’s Thesis – Take 2 SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
GeoCoastPilot <ul><li>Transform printed text to an interactive 3D environment </li></ul>http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Outline <ul><li>GeoCoastPilot Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling Technology: XML </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation framework <...
Demo <ul><li>Multiramic imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images from multiple vantage points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size ...
SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
How XML Makes it Work <ul><li>We Identify key  features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give each unique feature a unique XML tag </...
XML Markup for Features <ul><li>Identify key  features  and mark them up with  XML tags </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.un...
XML Markup for Features <ul><li>Identify key  features  and mark them up with  XML tags </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.un...
XML Markup for Features <ul><li>Identify key  features  and mark them up with XML tags </li></ul><ul><li>Create table:  XM...
XML Markup for CFR’s <CPText> <paragraphnumber>182</paragraphnumber> <basetext>A <strong><CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Regulated...
Implementation Framework SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab   Coast Pilot (XML) Feature Table (XML) Support files GeoCoa...
Envisioned Framework SNPWG Coast Pilot (XML) Feature Table (XML) Support files Software (Publishing or interactive) S-57 C...
Data Collection & Registration <ul><li>Requires collection of MANY photos, then </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Match photo    feat...
Processing the images SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Data Collection & Registration <ul><li>Also requires </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NOAA: XML markup of Coast Pilot (or vendor mark...
 
Implications for the Future <ul><li>Once in place, a robust system increases demand for up-to-date… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Conclusion from the initial version of the  GeoCoastPilot <ul><li>GeoCoastPilot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Links NOAA Coast Pil...
Still needs more evaluation, discussion and research! SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Other data products that may be able to support Nautical Publications <ul><li>Automatic Identification System (AIS) </li><...
MISLE Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement
MISLE linked to USCG Investigation Report
Automatic Identification System Vessel Tracking SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Animated vessel traffic from AIS SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Vessel Traffic Density Grid SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
What vessels operate in an area? SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab   Histogram of AIS vessel draught (in meters)
Vessel Tracking with VOS A more global picture SNPWG http://vislab-ccom.unh.edu/vos - Project by Capt Ben Smith
nowCOAST
 
Tide aware charts SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Endangered Species SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
Vessel mounted  Side-Looking LIDAR Brennen et al. 2007
<ul><li>Model by C. Arsenault </li></ul>
Thanks for listening http://schwehr.org/ [email_address]
Additional information <ul><li>My blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://schwehr.org/blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Tech t...
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Presentation on the CCOM GeoCoastPilot to the Feb 2009 Standards For Nautical Publications Working Group (SNPWG) in Norfolk, VA.

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  1. 1. Kurt Schwehr Matthew Plumlee Briana Sullivan Colin Ware 26-Feb-2009 GeoCoastPilot Linking the Coast Pilot with Geo-referenced Imagery & Chart Information
  2. 2. Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping / NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center <ul><li>development of hydrographic & ocean mapping technologies and approaches </li></ul><ul><li>expand the scope of ocean mapping constituencies through the development of applications and collaborative work with both private sector and government labs </li></ul><ul><li>educate a new generation of hydrographers and ocean mappers for the growing needs of both government agencies and private sector </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  3. 3. Research Themes <ul><li>Sonar System Capabilities and Limitations </li></ul><ul><li>New approaches to multibeam sonar data processing </li></ul><ul><li>New Applications of Seafloor Mapping Data Remote Seafloor Characterization and Fisheries Habitat </li></ul><ul><li>Data Visualization and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Law of the Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Chart of the Future </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  4. 4. Warning! What mariners need is strongly task dependent SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  5. 5. 09/18/09 Larry Mayer
  6. 6. 09/18/09 Larry Mayer
  7. 7. What is the “Chart of the Future”? SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  8. 8. GeoCoastPilot v1 available SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  9. 9. Additional Topics <ul><li>How do we streamline data collection/validation? </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata and data tracking </li></ul><ul><li>How old is data / when does it need to be updated? </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  10. 10. NOAA Coast Pilot; Cruising Guides <ul><li>Supplement to charts </li></ul><ul><li>Static information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Descriptive text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few coordinates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tables </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What might an electronic version look like? </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  11. 11. Andy Millan’s Thesis – Take 1 SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  12. 12. Andy Millan’s Thesis – Take 2 SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  13. 13. GeoCoastPilot <ul><li>Transform printed text to an interactive 3D environment </li></ul>http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  14. 14. Outline <ul><li>GeoCoastPilot Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling Technology: XML </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation framework </li></ul><ul><li>Data collection & registration requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Implications for the future </li></ul>For craft approaching <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Portsmouth&quot;/> , the large <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Wentworh_Hotel
  15. 15. Demo <ul><li>Multiramic imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images from multiple vantage points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size exaggeration based on importance, view </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coast Pilot, imagery, S-57 CFRs, web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternate views </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  16. 16. SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  17. 17. How XML Makes it Work <ul><li>We Identify key features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give each unique feature a unique XML tag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link each tag to other info (lat/lon, images) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify references to outside data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create XML tags for each type of outside ref. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Map tags to external sources (CFR’s, URL’s…) </li></ul></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  18. 18. XML Markup for Features <ul><li>Identify key features and mark them up with XML tags </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab ... <CPText> <paragraphnumber>193</paragraphnumber> <basetext> For craft approaching Portsmouth, the large hotel with a charted cupola at the southwest end of New Castle Island is prominent. Other landmarks are: the stone building and square tower of the former naval prison and the water tank on Seavey Island; Whaleback Light; the weathered buildings with conspicuous cupola of the abandoned Coast Guard station on Wood Island; and numerous standpipes, elevated tanks, church ... </basetext> </CPText>
  19. 19. XML Markup for Features <ul><li>Identify key features and mark them up with XML tags </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab ... <CPText> <paragraphnumber>193</paragraphnumber> <basetext> For craft approaching <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Portsmouth&quot;/>, the large <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Wentworh_Hotel&quot;> hotel </CPFeatureRef> with a charted cupola at the southwest end of <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;New_Castle_Island&quot;/> is prominent. Other landmarks are: the stone building and square tower of the former <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;naval_prison&quot;/> and the <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Seavey_Island_water_tank&quot;> water tank </CPFeatureRef> on <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Seavey_Island&quot;/> ; <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Whaleback_Light&quot;/> ; the weathered buildings with conspicuous cupola of the <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Coast_Guard_Station:Wood_Island&quot;> Coast Guard station </CPFeatureRef> on <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Wood_Island:Portsmouth_Harbor&quot;/> ; and numerous standpipes, elevated tanks, church ... </basetext> </CPText> Note: Feature tagging is mostly automatable!
  20. 20. XML Markup for Features <ul><li>Identify key features and mark them up with XML tags </li></ul><ul><li>Create table: XML tags  feature records </li></ul><ul><li>Make feature records point to sources of info (images, URL’s, …) </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab Tag Reference Geo. Coordinate Record name … Coast_Guard_Station:WoodIsland Wood_Island naval_prison Naval_Prison Portsmouth Seavey_Island Seavey_Island_water_tank Wentworth_Hotel Wentworth Whaleback_Light (43°03.5'N., 70°41.8'W.) Whaleback_Lighthouse Wood_Island:Portsmouth_Harbor Wood_Island
  21. 21. XML Markup for CFR’s <CPText> <paragraphnumber>182</paragraphnumber> <basetext>A <strong><CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Regulated_Navigation_Area&quot; /></strong> has been established in the vicinity of the <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Portsmouth_Naval_Shipyard&quot; /> on <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Seavey_Island&quot; />. (See <CFRRef> <sections start=&quot;165.1&quot; end=&quot;165.13&quot;/> <sections list=&quot;165.101&quot;/> </CFRRef> , for limits and regulations.) </basetext> </CPText> <CPText> <paragraphnumber>183</paragraphnumber> <basetext>A moving safety zone is established surrounding tank vessels carrying Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) while transiting <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Bigelow_Bight&quot; />, <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Portsmouth_Harbor&quot; /> and the <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Piscataqua_River&quot; />. (See <CFRRef> <sections list=&quot;165.20 165.23 165.103&quot;/> </CFRRef> , for limits and regulations) </basetext> </CPText> <CPText> <paragraphnumber>184</paragraphnumber> <basetext> <strong><CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Restricted_areas&quot; /></strong> … (See <CFRRef><sections list=&quot;334.50&quot;/></CFRRef> , for limits and regulations.) </basetext> </CPText> <subTitle>COLREGS Demarcation Lines </subTitle> <CPText> <paragraphnumber>185</paragraphnumber> <basetext>The lines established for <CPFeatureRef ref=&quot;Portsmouth_Harbor&quot; /> are described in <CFRRef><sections list=&quot;80.115&quot;/></CFRRef> . </basetext> </CPText>
  22. 22. Implementation Framework SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab Coast Pilot (XML) Feature Table (XML) Support files GeoCoastPilot S-57 CFR Light.x3d
  23. 23. Envisioned Framework SNPWG Coast Pilot (XML) Feature Table (XML) Support files Software (Publishing or interactive) S-57 CFR Light.x3d Tide Tables (XML) Weather Tables (XML) Etc.
  24. 24. Data Collection & Registration <ul><li>Requires collection of MANY photos, then </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Match photo  feature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crop photo to feature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register photo (orientation, scale) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Store & index </li></ul></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab Coast Pilot (XML) Feature Table (XML) Support files S-57 CFR Light.x3d
  25. 25. Processing the images SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  26. 26. Data Collection & Registration <ul><li>Also requires </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NOAA: XML markup of Coast Pilot (or vendor markup of own guides) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standardized feature naming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized repository of feature information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard ways to contribute, access features </li></ul></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab Coast Pilot (XML) Support files Feature Table (XML) S-57 CFR Light.x3d
  27. 28. Implications for the Future <ul><li>Once in place, a robust system increases demand for up-to-date… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harbor depths, hazard information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>XML metadata describing items of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>May lead to… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Necessity to collect above data during survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Wikification” of surveys—core data by official org’s, provisional community updates </li></ul></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  28. 29. Conclusion from the initial version of the GeoCoastPilot <ul><li>GeoCoastPilot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Links NOAA Coast Pilot with imagery, charts, S-57 & light-list info, regulations, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Version 1.0 for Portsmouth available at http://www.ccom.unh.edu/GeoCoastPilot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Version 2.0 in development for Boston </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key contribution: What is possible with proper XML-based digital infrastructure </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  29. 30. Still needs more evaluation, discussion and research! SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  30. 31. Other data products that may be able to support Nautical Publications <ul><li>Automatic Identification System (AIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Incident Databases (e.g. USCG MISLE) </li></ul><ul><li>New Tides and Currents tools </li></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  31. 32. MISLE Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement
  32. 33. MISLE linked to USCG Investigation Report
  33. 34. Automatic Identification System Vessel Tracking SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  34. 35. Animated vessel traffic from AIS SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  35. 36. Vessel Traffic Density Grid SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  36. 37. What vessels operate in an area? SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab Histogram of AIS vessel draught (in meters)
  37. 38. Vessel Tracking with VOS A more global picture SNPWG http://vislab-ccom.unh.edu/vos - Project by Capt Ben Smith
  38. 39. nowCOAST
  39. 41. Tide aware charts SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  40. 42. Endangered Species SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab
  41. 43. Vessel mounted Side-Looking LIDAR Brennen et al. 2007
  42. 44. <ul><li>Model by C. Arsenault </li></ul>
  43. 45. Thanks for listening http://schwehr.org/ [email_address]
  44. 46. Additional information <ul><li>My blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://schwehr.org/blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Tech talk by Kurt: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szw2mkqicos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More Chart of the Future related videos: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/goatbar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A 2004 Chart of the Future Paper: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.trb.org/conferences/mts/2a%20plumlee.pdf </li></ul></ul>SNPWG http://www.ccom.unh.edu/vislab

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