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European Atlas of the Seas


About the Atlas

The European Atlas of the Seas  provides information about Europe’s marine environment, covering topics such as nature, tourism, security, energy, passenger transport, sea bottom, sea level rise, fish consumption, and much more.

Users can benefit from an enriched catalogue with more than 200 map layers to explore, collate and create their own marine and coastal maps. These maps can be printed, shared and embedded in articles or presentations. The Atlas is the ideal tool for schools, researchers and professionals, or anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge.

This map shows the position of ferrybox in our seas and ocean worldwide.
Click on this map and explore it to learn about the position of ferrybox, an automated surface water monitoring system, in the seas and ocean worldwide. Then dive in the Atlas to discover all of the other available map layers!

24 official languages of the European Union

It aims to raise awareness of Europe's seas and coasts in the context of the EU's integrated maritime policy. To improve accessibility to all EU citizens, the Atlas is available in the 24 official languages of the European Union.

Wish to know more?

Visit the European Atlas of the Seas space at the EMODnet Virtual Exhibition (when you enter the exhibition, turn right twice).

On 16 June 2021, the EMODnet Secretariat organised an online workshop on the European Atlas of the Seas. Access the webpage dedicated to the workshop to see the presentations made during the workshop.

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