||Requirements document for the ONS data format. Describes the contents of the ONS file, and some of the conventions internal to the file. This is the original requirements document for the project.
||The Open Navigation Surface File Specification Document (FSD). Describes the form of the ONS files, their conventions and management.
||The ONS Digital Security Scheme (DSS). Describes the cryptographic protocols used in the ONS file format to provide certification and validation services.
||The ONS paper presented at US Hydrographic Conference 2005, San Diego, CA, 28 March 2005. Describes the file format, the intent of the project, and the current (at the time) state of progress.
||The ONS paper presented at Fourth International Conference on High-Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water 2005, Plymouth, UK, 15 September 2005.
||The ONS paper published in the International Hydrographic Review, 6(2), November 2005.
||The whitepaper on compression performance in HDF5 data structures. This document looks at the different compression options available within HDF5, and their relative performance; this information was the basis for the default compression levels chosen for release 1.4.0.