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GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names integrated in Marine Regions
Added on: 2014-09-26 09:06:14 by Claus, Simon
The GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN), operated under IHO and IOC, maintains and makes available a digital gazetteer of the names and geographic position of features on the sea floor. Their recently launched digital gazetteer is now linked with Marine Regions using OGC webservices. You can consult the georeferenced undersea features by selecting Sources: 'IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names'. Marine Regions is providing both accepted, synonym and previously accepted terms. [Read more]
List of Contourite Depositional Systems and Drifts updated.
Added on: 2014-08-14 10:32:54 by De Hauwere, Nathalie
The list of Contourite Depositional Systems and Drifts was extended in 2014. 81 new records of the place type Drift have been added based on the summary paper from Rebesco et al., 2014. ... [Read more]
GeoServer updated to v. 2.5, introducing NetCDF & WFS paging support
Added on: 2014-04-26 15:53:50 by Vanhoorne, Bart
The OGC backend of MarineRegions has been upgraded to the latest version (GeoServer 2.5) [Read more]
Marine Regions published in Marine Geodesy
Added on: 2014-04-01 13:17:07 by Claus, Simon
'Marine Regions: Towards a global standard for georeferenced marine names and boundaries' has been accepted for publication. The Author’s Accepted Manuscript of the article published in Marine Geodesy, 2014, is available online at the VLIZ library at http://www.vliz.be/en/catalogue?module=ref&refid=234589 ... [Read more]
A new version (V8) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released
Added on: 2014-02-28 10:00:29 by Claus, Simon
A new version (V8) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. 17 boundaries are updated, including the recently agreed maritime boundary between Chile and Peru. The new version - including a change history - is available via the download page. [Read more]
National Geographic November issue using EEZ from Marineregions
Added on: 2013-10-30 10:32:58 by Claus, Simon
The latest National Geographic Magazine issue is using the EEZ boundaries from Marineregions in the article on Mapping a New America from Robert Ballard.
Marine Regions Webservices launched
Added on: 2013-08-02 11:48:33 by Claus, Simon
As a user or developer you can now use the Marine Gazetteer webservices to feed your own application with the Marine Gazetteer standardized list of georeferenced marine place names and marine areas. Currently, we support both Restful and SOAP methods for accessing the services. [Read more]
Marine Natura 2000 sites available!
Added on: 2013-05-27 14:29:04 by Claus, Simon
The boundaries of the marine and coastal Natura 2000 sites, representing an ecological network of protected areas for Europe are now accessible from marineregions.org. The sites are integrated into the marine gazetteer. Selection criteria used when defining a 'marine' site, was by checking if the site falls (partly) within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the country, based on the version 7 of the high resolution EEZ GIS cover. Currently 2894 marine Natura 2000 sites are available. The GIS boundaries of these sites, defined by the EU Habitat and Bird directives are provided to Marine Regions in real time through a webservice developed by the European Environmental Agency. EEA map services are available here.
The UNESCO Marine World Heritage Sites available through Marine Regions
Added on: 2013-03-14 12:49:27 by Claus, Simon
46 Marine World Heritage Sites, covering ¼ of all marine protected areas on the planet are now available through Marine Regions. They are integrated into the marine gazetteer, can be downloaded from the download page, and are available as a WFS service. [Read more]
OSPAR Boundaries available from Marine Regions
Added on: 2013-02-13 14:10:36 by Claus, Simon
The OSPAR boundaries are now available from Marine Regions. They can be downloaded from the download page, are available as a WFS service and are integrated into the marine gazetteer. [Read more]
Launch marineregions.org
Added on: 2012-11-20 09:30:13 by Claus, Simon
We are happy to launch marineregions.org, a list of marine georeferenced place names and areas. The objective of marineregions.org is to work towards a global standard of georeferenced marine names. [Read more]
A new version (V7) of World EEZ shapefiles has been released
Added on: 2012-11-20 09:24:24 by Claus, Simon
A new version (V7) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles - currently only in low resolution version - are available via the download page.
A new version (6.1) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released.
Added on: 2011-05-12 11:54:19 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
A new version (6.1) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles - including a change history - are available via the download page.
A new version (6.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released.
Added on: 2011-03-30 11:53:10 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
A new version (6.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles are available via the download page.
Mapping technology updated
Added on: 2009-11-26 11:52:13 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
Mapping technology updated: switched from "MapServer + Java Rosa applet" to "GeoServer + OpenLayers".
A new version (5.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released.
Added on: 2009-10-01 11:50:57 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
A new version (5.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles are available via the download page.
A new version (4.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released.
Added on: 2009-08-11 11:50:16 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
A new version (4.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles are available via the download page.
A new version (3.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released.
Added on: 2009-05-27 11:49:04 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
A new version (3.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles are available via the download page
A new version (2.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released.
Added on: 2008-11-19 11:47:40 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
A new version (2.0) of the World EEZ shapefiles has been released. The shapefiles are available via the download page.
Price Collins converts the World EEZ shapefiles to a Google Earth Layer (KML).
Added on: 2006-11-22 11:45:04 by Lyssens, Liesbeth
Price Collins converts the World EEZ shapefiles to a Google Earth Layer (KML). More information on the Keyhole website
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