About Marine RegionsMarine 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.
Statistics48,190 marine georeferenced places
61,747 marine place names
27,243 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world
A new version of the IHO Seas has been published.
Added on: 2017-01-19 13:11:27 by De Hauwere, NathalieSince a more accurate version of the coastline was available, the shapefile containing the IHO Sea Areas has been updated. ...
Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) added to the marineregions.org identifier (MRGID)
Added on: 2016-11-25 17:15:54 by Vanhoorne, BartTo comply with Semantic Web technologies (RDF) and INSPIRE recommendations, we have added HTTP URI to the MRGID. This used to be a number only. ...
New version of the Maritime Boundaries
Added on: 2016-10-21 10:40:00 by Claus, SimonIn this new release, Marine Regions updates the global Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) (version 9), and launches the completely new datasets for Territorial Seas (TS), Contiguous Zones (CZ), Internal Waters (IW) and Archipelagic Waters (AW). ...
GeoNetwork updated to latest version (3.0)
Added on: 2016-06-01 17:09:47 by Vanhoorne, BartGeoNetwork is a catalog application to manage spatially referenced resources. It provides powerful metadata editing and search functions as well as an interactive web map viewer. ...
GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names updated in Marine Regions
Added on: 2016-04-26 08:30:27 by De Hauwere, NathalieThe GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN), which operates under IHO and IOC, maintains and makes available a digital gazetteer of the names and geographic position of features on the sea floor. The gazetteer is linked to Marine Regions, using OGC web services. In April 2016 the list was updated: 122 records were added and coordinates of 185 features have been updated.
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