Commercial Fishing Intensity by Fishing Gear & Fishing Time

Published by: Marine Institute
Category: Environment
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Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) automatically collect positional data from fishing vessels. The VMS data can be linked to catch data from logbooks to provide a census of spatially resolved catch and effort data. Fishing method data includes all gears, mobile bottom, mobile other, mobile seine and passive.

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Theme Environment
Date released 2012-01-01
Date updated 2016-10-20
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Licence conditions apply', '', 'license']
Update frequency Never
Language English
Landing page
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-18.0, 48.0],[-18.0, 58.0], [0.0, 58.0], [0.0, 48.0], [-18.0, 48.0]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-4500", "maxVerticalExtent": "-10"}
Provenance information Data generated by Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services (FEAS) within Marine Institute using aggregation technique on fishing fleet Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data taking into consideration data protection around vessel identification.
Period of time covered (end) 2012-01-01