GIS ideal for spatial analysis of AIS data

AuthorsJohanna Saladas & Erwin van Iperen
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 98
DateDec 24, 2009
Reading time3 minutes

While the introduction of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) provides a rich source of information about shipping traffic at sea, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) help to analyse and visualise the information. Bringing the two together proves particularly useful for spatial planning.