OSPAR request on the production of spatial data layers of fishing intensity/pressure
reportposted on 2017-08-25, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
ICES Secretariat has collected relevant VMS and logbook data to produce, as a technical service to OSPAR, updated spatial data layers on fishing intensity/pressure. Improved data quality control checks were implemented. Submitted data across the OSPAR area have improved in both quality and coverage. Standardized methods were used to produce the requested data layers. Surface and subsurface abrasion maps for all gears used in the OSPAR area in 2016 are presented in the Annex. A link is provided for all requested data layers.
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