Cities and Airports on the Map (plus layer control)

Mysticetus version The past couple weeks I’ve been working on the infrastructure to support layering all manner of things in the Mysticetus map window. I’ve also created a couple distinct data-sets you can use right now and will be working on more later. If you’ve got requests for data that you want displayed on Read more about Cities and Airports on the Map (plus layer control)[…]

Past Update (super high res bathymetry/topography)

Added support for some incredibly high-res elevation data, plus support for full GPX import/export (i.e. transfer data back and forth from GPS) ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Dave Steckler <>Date: Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 12:46 PMSubject: Mysticetus Development Update – ESRI ASC support, 1/3 arc second bathy data, full GPS upload/downloadTo: Dave Steckler <> =====================Existing list members: Read more about Past Update (super high res bathymetry/topography)[…]

Past Update (shaded relief! – build 31)

Finally getting to some good looking bathymetry/topography… ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Dave Steckler <>Date: Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 3:41 PMSubject: New Mysticetus – High-Res 3D terrain/bathymetry mappingTo: Dave Steckler <> The new Mysticetus (build 31) now has detailed, 3-dimensional bathymetry and terrain. And all of this is drawn in realtime as you are out doing a Read more about Past Update (shaded relief! – build 31)[…]

Past Update (more navigation and mapping –

———- Forwarded message ———-From: Dave Steckler <>Date: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 10:03 PMSubject: New Mysticetus – Realtime Navigation and Mapping features – Dave Steckler <> As usual, if you don’t like receiving these Mysticetus updates, let me know. I occasionally add new people who might be interested in new Mysticetus features – but I don’t Read more about Past Update (more navigation and mapping –[…]

Past Update (Depth soundings and route planning –

First version of bathymetry…omg lol [insert other tla here], check out that totally anti-awesome color scheme I used to use. On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Dave Steckler <> wrote: Latest version can be found on the downloads page at Lots of nifty new stuff this release. Depth/Elevation maps. Depths and Slope where you point Read more about Past Update (Depth soundings and route planning –[…]

Past Update (time zone support –

——– Original Message ——– Subject: New Mysticetus Version – – New stuff Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 21:00:40 -0700 From: Dave Steckler <> To: Dave Steckler <> After finishing all the surveys of this winter and early spring, I got almost two weeks of solid coding time – there is some new stuff in Read more about Past Update (time zone support –[…]

Past Updates (2011)

Past Updates Here are some historical update notifications to Mysticetus – selected at random for a taste of things as features trickled in. On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:53 PM, Dave Steckler <> wrote: Go to the downloads page. Before you do anything, though, make sure you Import/Export->Archive off to some *.mysticetus file so you can Read more about Past Updates (2011)[…]


Welcome to the Mysticetus Development Update blog. I’ve been sending out periodic notes to customers and other interested parties, letting them know about new features and simply keeping users of the system in direct touch with the guy writing the code. As Mysticetus has evolved into a more complex observational recording, analytic and cartographic platform, Read more about Welcome[…]