"The International Hydrographic Organization is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organization that was established in 1921 to support the safety in navigation and the protection of the marine environment." (From the IHO Web Site.)
IHO has an excellent publication called The International Hydrographic Review. The following listings provide the indices of this publication (up to 1997) divided into six subjects - Historical, Hydrography, Cartography, Navigation, Tides and Water Levels and Oceanography. Please click on the subject you wish to view.