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David Burch


 - posted March 30, 2007 10:00 PM      Profile for David Burch           Edit/Delete Post 
Geo referencing means electronically adding coordinates to an electronic copy of a weather map so you can read lat and lon from a cursor, measure range and bearing on the maps, or have your GPS position show up directly on the maps. There are a few commercial products that do this provided you use their own charts, but there is a simple way to do this with a free software program and a few simple instructions.

We have added a new lecture on this process and the various resources required in our Online course in marine weather. It is a very powerful tool for weather analysis, racing or cruising.

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