ICES data outputs of EU request on VMEs and existing deep-sea fishing areas 2021
datasetposted on 2021-01-05, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The data product includes three folders:
- Fishing footprint coordinates - Maps in a pdf-file and coordinates in a csv-file of three fishing footprints; 1) combined, 2) static gears and 3) mobile bottom-contacting gears.
- VME-likely-VME coordinates - Maps in a pdf-file and coordinates in a csv-file of the closure scenarios/options. Each csv-file also indicates the VME habitat, VME indicator and VME physical element data present in each closed area scenario/option, as well as, the VME habitat and index C-squares.
- Maps interactive - Two interactive maps (Interactive Map 1 and Interactive Map 2) and a Read-me pdf-file that explains how to open and use these maps.
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