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

57,004 marine georeferenced places
70,975 marine place names
36,420 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world

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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). ...

New version of the intersect ‘Exclusive Economic Zones and IHO areas'

Added on: 2018-10-12 15:41:54 by Claus, Simon
Marineregions launches a new version of the IHO Sea Areas and a new version of the intersect product combining the Exclusive Economic Zones (v10) and IHO Sea areas (v3). ...

Update of the GEBCO gazetteer of undersea features

Added on: 2018-10-05 09:43:11 by Oset Garcia, Paula
Marine Regions has completed its yearly update of the GEBCO gazetteer. ...

Mineral rights areas from UK and Norway added to Marineregions

Added on: 2018-05-29 13:58:25 by Claus, Simon
Over 6,000 blocks and quads from the UK and Norway have been added to Marineregions, providing stable unique identifiers and geometries. ...

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