The MESH website has moved

New home for European Seabed Habitat Maps

The EMODnet Seabed Habitats website provides a single portal for the outputs of the EUSeaMap and MESH projects. Habitat maps from surveys and broad scale predictive habitat maps from European seas are available through the new EMODnet seabed habitats mapping portal. The pages of the MESH website and its excellent guide to marine habitat mapping are still available as an archive.

About

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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ACCESS data

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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Documents

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 project.

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EMODnet central portal

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 way.

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 more.

EMODnet News Feed

A summit for the Mediterranean
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:53

Commissioner Karmenu Vella was invited to deliver a speech at the “Mediterranean Leadership Summit” organized by the Economist in Malta on 28 and 29 April 2016. The conference comes at a time when the countries of the Mediterranean Sea are called upon to share their vision for stability, growth and competitiveness in the region.

Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve the working conditions in the fishing sector
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:53

Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions for workers in the fishing sector.

Partnership

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 institute Ifremer.

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