CARIS Bathy DataBASE: DataBASE Server Course

This course examines the use of the CARIS Bathy DataBASE for the management of the bathymetry data. The course uses presentations, discussions and demonstrations, and hands-on practical exercises.


Administrators and users wanting to gain a more in-depth knowledge of CARIS Bathy DataBASE and to learn more about bathymetric data management.

Topics Include

  • An overview of Bathy DataBASE theory and concepts
  • System Architecture and typical Bathy DataBASE data workflows and program usage
  • Overview of Administration tools with database operations, maintenance and user management
  • Database creation and population with gridded surfaces and 3D point clouds
  • Creation of database Surveys and Surfaces
  • Metadata definition at the project and dataset levels
  • Customization of metadata records
  • Visualizing Database server datasets across the network in 2D and 3D
  • Filtering and isolating and managing database content
  • Defining Supersede operations for the creation of seamless combined surfaces
  • Overview of bathymetry product creation for transfer to HPD and other production systems.


  • Familiarity with operating computers and software
  • Familiarity with basic hydrographic concepts and terminology
  • Experience with bathymetric data

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