European Atlas of the Seas

European Commission

Bruxelles, Belgium website

“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 activities and European policies. It was developed to raise awareness of Europe's oceans and seas, in the context of the EU's integrated maritime policy. The atlas offers a remarkably diverse range of information about Europe's seas. The Atlas is managed by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries with the involvement of other departments within the European Commission.”
  • Permanent
Geographical coverage
  • Regional (including Mediterranean sea basin)
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
  • Businessmen/Companies
  • General public
  • Organisations/Associations
  • Policy-makers/managers/planners
  • Researchers and scientists
Source of funding
  • EU Funds
Information format
  • Data
  • Metadata
  • Documents
  • Map/Gis
Country coverage
  • EU-28
Downloadable databases
  • Yes