The EMODnet portal for Seabed Habitats is a free resource for
marine habitat data in Europe.
Find out about the EMODnet Seabed Habitats portal, habitat
mapping and the EUSeaMap project.
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You can view and download habitat maps for European seas through
the interactive mapping portal.
Data includes broad-scale predicted habitat maps and
detailed habitat maps from surveys.
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Find out more about the methods used in producing
the EUSeaMap broad-scale habitat maps and see a list of
the outputs produced by the EMODnet Seabed Habitats
The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) is a
consortium of organisations within Europe that assembles marine
data, data products and metadata from diverse sources in a uniform
The EMODnet Central Portal provides access to marine data from
the following themes: bathymetry, geology, physical parameters,
chemistry, biology, human activities and seabed
habitats. EMODnet is an initiative from the European
Commission’s Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
(DG MARE), as part of its Marine Knowledge 2020 strategy.
See the EMODnet Central Portal website for
The Commission adopted in May 2014 a "Sustainable Blue Growth Agenda for the Baltic Sea Region". It calls for a stakeholder-driven, cross-Baltic approach to innovation, sustainability, skills and qualifications.
The EMODnet Seabed Habitats partnership comprises government
agencies and research institutions with proven national and
international expertise in marine seabed mapping and modelling.
In phase 1 of the project (2009-2012) a consortium of seven
partners from five countries joined together, led by the UK
government’s nature conservation advisor (JNCC). In phase 2
(2013-2016) a consortium of nine partners from nine countries
is working together, under the leadership of French research
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