Areal Extent of Live Hard Coral (Essential Ocean Variable)

This layer shows the current known extent of Live Hard Coral in European waters, collated by EMODnet Seabed Habitats. Lophelia pertusa and Coral gardens are both on the OSPAR List of threatened and/or declining species and habitats. The relevant habitats were extracted from the library of maps on the EMODnet Seabed Habitats portal and collated into one standardised shapefile. This data product should be considered a work in progress and is not an official product.

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    Essential Ocean Variables - Live Coral

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bbox-east-long 18.48217
bbox-north-lat 72.433293
bbox-south-lat 35.844932
bbox-west-long -17.395511
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licence ["Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0"]
metadata-date 2019-11-29T05:00:01
metadata-language eng
point_of_contact Marine Mapping Scientist,
resource-type dataset
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{"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-17.395511, 35.844932], [18.48217, 35.844932], [18.48217, 72.433293], [-17.395511, 72.433293], [-17.395511, 35.844932]]]}
spatial_harvester true
system:type Dataset
topic_category biota, geoscientificInformation, oceans
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Author EMODnet Seabed Habitats
Maintainer iMarine Catalogue Manager
Last Updated 12 December 2019, 20:06 (CET)
Created 5 September 2019, 15:05 (CEST)