ArcGIS for Maritime Charting Team has posted new script tools to GitHub that can be used with the 10.5 release.
These tools allow you to interact with S-57 data inside the Esri platform. They open data that was previously restricted to specialized applications. Once in a GIS, you can use the analytic power and broad sharing capabilities provided by Esri to interact with this data in new and innovative ways.
S-57 To Chart is a Python script tool that takes an S-57 ENC file and outputs a paper chart map document. Once you have run the tool and have created a paper chart you can modify the cartography in ArcMap. From ArcMap you can export this chart to PDF, Layout GeoTIFF, or any one of the many formats ArcMap supports.
S-57 to GIS is a Python script tool that allows you to quickly and easily load as many ENC cells as you need into a geodatabase. Once the data is stored it’s immediately available in your GIS, allowing you to explore and analyze the rich content contained in S-57 data. You can even symbolize with S-52 making it easy and intuitive to understand.
These tools are at your fingertips on Github now!
We’re really excited to introduce these functionalities and look forward to your comments and feedback. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org