EMODnet Geology has released new datasets on earthquakes, submarine landslides, volcanoes, tsunamis, fluid emissions and Quaternary tectonics in seas surrounding European countries, extending from Iceland to Turkey and including the Caspian Sea.
A new update of the seabed substrates has been released by EMODnet Geology. The coverage of the data products has expanded to new sea areas, and the broad scale data product (1: 1 000 000/5 000 000) now includes the Caspian Sea. In addition, the update adds new scales into the multiscale data product with the current data including scales from as detailed as 1:1500.
EMODnet Geology have updated the Seafloor Geology data product. This data product compiles and harmonizes the European marine geology map data as detailed as possible for the themes: pre-Quaternary, Quaternary geology and geomorphology.
EMODnet Geology has released new datasets of recorded marine minerals known to accumulate in seas surrounding European waters. Information on the types of minerals has relevance to engineering, planning and science.
The EMODnet Central Portal - EU’s gateway to in situ marine data in Europe and beyond - has moved to an European Commission (Europa) web address: emodnet.ec.europa.eu! This repatriation under a 'europa.eu' subdomain is an important milestone and reflects the long-term commitment of the European Commission Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) to EMODnet as a trustworthy and reliable operational service.
From 14 to 16 June 2021, more than 400 participants from 50 countries and over 70 speakers and panelists gathered online for the 3-day European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) Open Conference to discuss EMODnet achievements, partnerships and vision for the coming decade.
EMODnet Geology have updated the Submerged Landscapes data product. This fully attributed GIS layer now comprises of more than 16,000 features representing 27 classes of submerged landscape and palaeoenvironmental indicators.