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Shipping Activity Rasteradf
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This dataset was used as base data in Reefs at Risk.
Shipping activity data used in the model of threat to coral reefs from marine-based pollution and damage in the Reefs at Risk Revisited project.
This dataset was derived at WRI from the World Meteorological Organization Voluntary Observing Ships Scheme, October 2004 - September 2005 as modified by Halpern, et al. 2008. A Global Map of Human Impact on Marine Ecosystems. Science 319: 948-952. It identifies the areas where shipping traffic was in the top 5% of global shipping intensity.
Data set is not for use in litigation. While efforts have been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable, WRI cannot assume liability for any damages or misrepresentations caused by any inaccuracies in the data, or as a result of the data used on a particular system. WRI makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
World Meteorological Organization Voluntary Observing Ships Scheme, October 2004 - September 2005 as modified by Halpern, et al. 2008. A Global Map of Human Impact on Marine Ecosystems. Science 319: 948-952.
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Project: Reefs at Risk
Page Last Updated: August 19, 2016
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