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Mediterranean Wetlands Web Information System

MedWet Secretariat

The MedWet Database (MWD) is one of the tools developed under the MedWet1 action on wetland inventory and monitoring, which was carried out jointly by Instituto da Conservao da Natureza(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |

Marine Geoscience Data System

Columbia University

The Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS), operated as part of the Integrated Earth Data Application (IEDA) Data Facility, provides access to data portals for the NSF-supported Ridge 2000 and MARGINS,(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |

European Spatial Planning Observation Network


ESPON (the European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion) has the role to support policy development in relation to EU Cohesion Policy. Under ESPON 2013 Programme, five tools are(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Environmental Marine Information System

European Commission

The Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) is in charge of the development and maintenance of EMIS (the Environmental Marine Information System), being one of seven scientific institutes that constitute(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

European Marine Equipment Council - Maritime Clusters

Sea Europe

EMEC is the European Marine Equipment Council which represents around 1300 companies all over Europe and consists of 13 European trade associations. Within the website a list of hyperlinks about(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

The Mediterranean Science Commission


The Mediterranean Science Commission supports a network of several thousand marine researchers. The Commission, with headquarters in Monaco, has grown from the eight founding countries of its origin to 22(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |

4C Offshore

4C Offshore Ltd.

4C Offshore is a private company which provides an online database and interactive map for global offshore wind development and related information. In addition to risk assessment and mitigation, data(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |


EurOcean Foundation

EurOcean - The European Centre for Information on Marine Science and Technology, established in 2002, is an independent scientific non-governmental body consisting of members including leading European marine organisations whose(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |


European Commission

The database is managed by the Publications Office of the European Union which acts in the name of all the institutions. The institutions participate regularly in the developments of the(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

EuroMed Transport Library

European Commission

The system is managed by EuropeAid Development and Co-operation Directorate-General (DG AIDCO) and Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG TREN). The library includes More than 1,200 references (book, publications, studies,(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |

European Atlas of the Seas

European Commission

“The European Atlas of the Seas is an easy and fun way for professionals, students and anyone interested to learn more about Europe's seas and coasts, their environment, related human(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |


European Commission

EU-Seased aims at improving coordination, cooperation and the exchange as well as accessibility of information amongst European scientists in the field of the Sedimentology and integrates three projects: EUMARSIN, EUROCORE(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

FAO Systems on Fisheries and Aquaculture


The Fisheries and Aquaculture Department systems are developed by FAO, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (FI). The FAO GeoNetwork is implemented by FAO and World Food Program (WFP), United Nations Environmental(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |