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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

62,981 marine georeferenced places
77,191 marine place names
38,521 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world

Questionnaire: How do you use marine data hosted in Flanders?

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New data product: Extended Continental Shelves

Added on: 2022-10-13 15:23:00 by Lonneville, Britt
MarineRegions.org is proud to launch the first version of the Extended Continental Shelves dataset ...

How do you use marine data hosted in Flanders?

Added on: 2022-09-24 07:24:03 by Vanhoorne, Bart
Flanders manages a large amount of marine data. To get an idea of the use and social value of this data, EWI (Science, Technology and Innovation in Flanders) launches a survey in cooperation with OECD. ...

Global Oceans and Seas latest addition to Marine Regions data products

Added on: 2021-12-21 10:11:57 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions now provides a brand new dataset focused on the 10 main oceans and seas ...

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. ...

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