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The Journal of Navigation
  • ISSN: 0373-4633 (Print), 1469-7785 (Online)
  • Editor: Nick Randall MSc FRIN The Royal Institute of Navigation, UK
  • Editorial board
The Journal of Navigation contains original papers on the science of navigation by man and animals over land and sea and through air and space, including papers presented at meetings of the RIN, and from its special interest groups and other organisations associated with navigation. Papers cover every aspect of navigation, from the highly technical to the descriptive and historical. Subjects include electronics, astronomy, mathematics, cartography, command and control, psychology and zoology, operational research, risk analysis, theoretical physics, operation in hostile environments, instrumentation, ergonomics, financial planning and law.

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Royal Institute of Navigation news

  • National Map Reading Week
  • 18 October 2017
  • 16 - 22 October is UK's National Map Reading Week - time to pick up that paper map . . As Corporate Member Ordnance Survey (OS) explains, the week aims to inspire...
  • Navigation accidents and their causes
  • 17 October 2017
  • The latest in The Nautical Institute’s 2017 series of Command Seminars focused on 'Navigation Accidents and their Causes'. The latest Command Seminar, held...
  • Successful QZSS launch
  • 15 October 2017
  • Last week saw the launch of Japan's 4th Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) spacecraft to join the constellation. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and the Japan...