Q: Do I need to register to download data from EMODnet Seabed Habitats?

A: You do not need to sign up or register your details to download EMODnet Seabed Habitats data.


Q: Are all data products downloadable?

A: Not all our data products are downloadable. If a data product is not available to download, the download option on the mapper will be greyed out and inactive. Further information on the restrictions associated with each data product can be accessed via the metadata link.


Q: Are all the data products free?

A: All of the data products that are available for download, can be obtained free of charge.


Q: If I have a technical issue, is there someone to contact?

A: Please visit the 'Contact Us' page where a member of staff will get in touch and provide you with the assistance you need.


Q: How do I acknowledge EMODnet Seabed habitat products in publications?

A: Please visit the 'Acknowledgement in Publications' page for more detail.


Q: Do you have habitat data in my country?

A: Please visit the 'Product Summary' page for information on the types of habitat data available in each sea basin. We are currently developing a tool for the mapper where users can drop a pin and produce a list of the available data in that location.


Q: How can I contribute to/support the EMODnet Seabed Habitats initiative?

A: There are several ways you can support the EMODnet Seabed Habitats initiative. If you have habitat data you would like to contribute, please get in contact or visit our page on 'Contributing Data'. If you have used any of our data products and would like to raise our profile, you can add to our ever-growing list of 'Use Cases'.


Q: How can I keep up-to date with EMODnet Seabed Habitat activities?

A: Be sure to check our news reel for the latest updates from EMODnet Seabed Habitats.



Q: Is there a downloadable symbology for EUSeaMap?

A: Currently, there is no downloadable symbology. We are working to provide this in the next EUSeaMap update in 2021.


Q: How are the environmental thresholds calculated for EUSeaMap?

A: Please visit the EUSeaMap 2016 Technical Report for the details.


Q: What units are the different layers recorded in?

A: Once you have loaded a layer onto the Map Viewer, you can left click on any location of the map to display the units under the 'Feature Information' tab.