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

48,632 marine georeferenced places
62,532 marine place names
27,655 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world

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Geo stack updated to latest stable versions

Added on: 2017-07-25 17:41:22 by Vanhoorne, Bart
The Geo stack of marineregions.org has been upgraded to the different latest versions.

A new version of the IHO Seas has been published.

Added on: 2017-01-19 13:11:27 by De Hauwere, Nathalie
Since 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, Bart
To 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, Simon
In 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, Bart
GeoNetwork 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. ...

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