About Marine Regions

Marine Regions is a standard list of marine georeferenced place names and areas. It integrates and serves geographic information from the VLIMAR Gazetteer and the MARBOUND database and proposes a standard of marine georeferenced locations, boundaries and regions.
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Statistics

61,045 marine georeferenced places
75,066 marine place names
37,468 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world

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New release: version 11 of Maritime Boundaries

Added on: 2019-11-19 16:23:30 by Lonneville, Britt
MarineRegions.org is proud to launch version 11 of the Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. ...

HAB monitoring grids added to Marine Regions

Added on: 2019-07-24 12:12:21 by Lonneville, Britt
Monitoring grids for Harmful Algal Blooms available in Marine Regions gazetteer ...

Integration of new GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand features

Added on: 2019-05-29 15:11:49 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions has completed its yearly integration of new features from the GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand gazetteers. ...

New release of global contourite distribution database

Added on: 2019-03-20 15:28:37 by Schepers, Lennert
Last summmer 211 new drifts were added to our global contourite distribution database. We now have 380 drifts as (multi)polygon, 28 drifts as point and 20 contourite depositional systems (CDS) available as download. We just published them officially with doi: https://doi.org/10.14284/346! ...

New Zealand gazetteer added to Marine Regions

Added on: 2018-10-22 17:09:12 by Claus, Simon
Over 1300 new undersea features from the New Zealand gazetteer of place names were added to Marine Regions. Furthermore, more than 600 existing features in the Marine Regions gazetteer were updated with new contexts, synonyms or improved coordinates. The New Zealand gazetteer holds all official names for geographic places and features within the jurisdiction of the New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). ...

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