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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

62,255 marine georeferenced places
76,350 marine place names
38,235 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world

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MarineRegions Exclusive Economic Zones now featured as essential map on MarineTraffic.com

Added on: 2021-05-04 13:51:22 by Tavernier, Annelies
An important dataset from MarineRegions (LifeWatch Belgium) is integrated in MarineTraffic.com and helps to improve the experience of millions of users on a monthly basis. ...

Flanders supported research data infrastructures played key role in UN Ocean report

Added on: 2021-04-27 14:17:18 by Vandepitte, Leen
On 21 April 2021, the United Nations launched the Second World Ocean Assessment (WOA 2) on the state of the world’s ocean, covering environmental, economic and social aspects. ...

LifeWatch Flanders ready for the next level!

Added on: 2021-02-09 11:05:14 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The Flemish LifeWatch Consortium receives additional funding for the next years. ...

Yearly integration of new GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand features completed

Added on: 2020-09-28 16:00:36 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions has finished its annual integration of new features from the GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand gazetteers. ...

The High Seas. A new member of the Maritime Boundaries family.

Added on: 2020-08-27 12:58:29 by Fernandez, Salvador
MarineRegions.org releases the first version of the High Seas, the last addition to the Maritime Boundaries dataset. ...

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