The DONIA application allows boaters, divers, fishermen and all sea lovers to exchange information while helping to protect sensitive marine ecosystems in compliance with the law. It offers an enriched cartographic rendering by integrating the nature of the seabed, bathymetry, regulations at sea, satellite images, points of interest, and many specific sites (diving sites, ports, anchorages, underwater photographs, observations of application users).
DONIA – Enjoy & protect the sea, together
DONIA is a community application for navigating and anchoring out of fragile ecosystems that can be downloaded for free on Apple and Android stores. Available on smartphone and tablet, it allows all sea lovers to benefit from accurate nautical charts enriched with multiple information, on land and at sea.
DDONIA works and raises awareness for the preservation of the environment by providing extremely accurate maps of marine ecosystems that allow anchoring outside of seagrass beds, in compliance with the law.
DONIA proposes to live the traditional maritime solidarity by sharing information on the dangers seen at sea (obstacles, accidents, jellyfish, SOS alert, etc.).
DONIA application – Available data and free features
The application offers all users the possibility of consulting their position and that of other users in real time, as well as the cartography of the biocenoses on which the boats are positioned, the isobaths, the particular sites (diving, anchorage and light equipment areas and ports) and also the spots shared by other users.
A messaging area has been set up and the SOS system allows other boaters within a 20 km radius to be alerted.
DONIA also offers access to an atmospheric forecasting model and preferred anchorage areas. These zones are chosen according to the mapping of fragile ecosystems and weather forecasts for greater safety and eco-responsibility.
The application also offers navigation tools (prediction arrow, waypoints and measurement tools, navigation routes) and safety at sea (skid, entanglement and collision alarm pack).
DONIA also integrates AIS (Automatic Identification System) ship data from the AISHUb network.
DONIA was created and is managed by Andromède Océanologie with the support of trustfull partners.
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