EMODnet Seabed Habitat products continues to grow in recognition within the wider community, aiding the delivery of a number of project across various themes.
EUSeaMap products, for example, have been used for assessing and reporting the status of European seas, designing ecological coherent MPA networks, for regional mapping of ecosystem services and informing marine planning.
For a review of how Broad-Scale Seabed Habitats Maps (BSHM) in Europe, such as EUSeaMap, helped support the implementation of Ecosystem-Based Management, and in particular Marine Strategy Framework Directive and Habitats Directive assessments, see Andersen et al. 2018.
Read more below for examples on the application of our products: