Related projects on seabed mapping
The MESH Project Partners are linked to a number of other seabed
mapping intiatives at both a national and international scale. We
have exchanged data, information and expertise with these projects
to support the general developement of seabed mapping in Europe and
A project with similar objectives to MESH operating in the
Baltic region. It receives INTERREG IIIB funding; we are
working closely together to share knowlegde/experience.
An INTERREG IIIA funded seabed habitat mapping project
covering the southern part of the Irish Sea.
The REBENT ("benthic network") network was implemented to meet
the increasing demand in terms of description and monitoring of the
benthic habitats and of their biodiversity in the intertidal and
shallow bottom areas of France.
Covering some 125,000 square kilometres of underwater
territory, INFOMAR (the INtegrated Mapping FOr the Sustainable
Development of Ireland’s MARine Resource) project will produce
integrated mapping products covering the physical, chemical and
biological features of the seabed.
AFBI (formally DARD) ecosystem modelling project using
habitat maps as part of the process of setting resource allocations
between wild and cultured populations.
A web-based interactive map bringing together geographic
information on key environmental schemes and designations in one
The objectives of the MAREANO Programme are to survey and
perform basic studies of the seabed's physical, biological and
chemical environment and to systematise the information in a marine
area database that will cover Norway's coastal and marine
National Marine Bioregionalisation of
The National Marine Bioregionalisation provides a picture of
the spatial distribution of the broadscale physical and biological
components of Australia’s marine jurisdiction. It is a major
scientific project co-ordinated by the Department of the
Environment and Heritage (National Oceans Office), designed to help
define ecosystem boundaries in Australia's ocean territory.
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