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2009, ABPmer, COWRIE, Development of spatial information layers for commercial fishing and shellfishing in UK waters to support strategic siting of offshore windfarms

2009, ABPmer, COWRIE, Development of spatial information layers for commercial fishing and shellfishing in UK waters to support strategic siting of offshore windfarms

Topic categories:

Epifauna and Fish

Shipping and Navigation

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Research

Collection date:

Jan 2004 - Jan 2007

Development:

COWRIE Research

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

ABPmer

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The aim of this study was to create a series of consistent UK-wide marine information layers relating to the distribution and economic value of commercial fishing and shellfisheries. The layers were developed using GIS software ArcGIS 9.3 and MapInfo 9.5. The final output is a series of GIS layers displaying the annual mean Fish Value for years 200...