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MARBOUND: VLIZ Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase
VLIZ (2012). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase, version 7. Available online at

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Marine, Biogeography, Exclusive economic zone, Geographic information systems, Maritime space, World Oceans, World Waters

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]
World Waters [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2006 on [In Progress]

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Describing this dataset:
Claus, S. et al. (2014). Marine Regions: towards a global standard for georeferenced marine names and boundaries. Mar. Geod. 37(2): 99-125., more
Deckers, P.; Vanden Berghe, E. (2006). The VLIZ maritime boundaries geodatabase, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 31 March 2006: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 30: pp. 29, more
Deckers, P.; Vanden Berghe, E. (2006). The VLIZ Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase as a biogeographical tool, in: ICES 2006 Annual Science Conference 19-23 September; Business meetings 17-26 September, 2006, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Handbook; Contributions, agendas and orders of the day: abstracts. pp. 228, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: GIS maps
Release date: 2012-11-20
Metadatarecord created: 2007-08-16
Information last updated: 2016-10-07
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