All official papers which are mentioned as references in the Encoding Guide and Feature Catalogue are published at following web-pages:
The IEHG has agreed upon a standardized data exchange format for detailed water level information that can be used by applications to display the actual water depth or for voyage planning. A precondition is the encoding of the depth in accordance with I.1.2 of the Encoding Guide for Inland ENCs:
2009-04-14 (pdf, 112 kB)
2010-10-28 (zip with the xsd, 3 kB)
IEHG has also developed "Recommended validation checks for Inland ENCs".
Preliminary Version of the Recommended validation checks for Inland ENCs 2.4 (based on S-58 Edition 4.2 and Edition 2.4 of Inland ENCs). This Version will get official Status after implementation.
2015-11-05 (doc, 2.7 MB)
The following Excel sheet is providing an overview of the minimum content of Inland ENCs. It has been the basis for version 2.3.5 of the Encoding Guide.
IENC_min_content_v2_4.xls (2118 KB)
All private papers which concern InlandECDIS or the production of IENCs can be published here. Please contact iehg if you want to have a paper published.