Annual averge number of hours of bottom trawling over 2009-2014 per fishery grid cell

The dataset presents the average number of hours of bottom trawling that took place annually per fishery grid cell within the Falklands' EEZ. The period considered goes from 2009 to 2014. The dataset was produced as part of Falkland Islands Marine Spatial Planning. Data from the Fisheries department are available online

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Last Updated December 21, 2020, 10:06 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:22 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Economy; economic activities, conditions and employment
Temporal Extent Start 2009-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2014-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2014
Lineage The Falkland Islands Government fisheries department provided raw data on annual fishing catches per year (from 2009 to 2014). The average number of hours of trawling activities was calculated across the entire period.
West Longitude 47536
South Latitude 765797.83
East Longitude 821431.5
North Latitude 4707269.46
Spatial Reference System UTM 21S WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Please acknowledge data source as: Falkland Islands Government Fisheries Department and SAERI Marine Spatial Planning. A Darwin PLUS Initiative project funded by the UK government
Data Format shape
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy Approximately 30 km (size of the fishery grid cells)
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2016-11-07
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-SAERI-286

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