Description: Marine Ecoregions of the World
Short Name: meow_ecos
Metadata contact organization: The Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife Fund
Organisation role: author
Metadata date: 2012-04
Reference date: 2008-10
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Licence notes: Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0)
Type: Contextual (polygonal)
Classification: Marine ⇒ Region
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Data language: eng
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Notes: MEOW is a biogeographic classification of the world's coasts and shelves. It is the first ever comprehensive marine classification system with clearly defined boundaries and definitions and was developed to closely link to existing regional systems. The ecoregions nest within the broader biogeographic tiers of Realms and Provinces.
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More information: http://conserveonline.org/workspaces/ecoregional.shapefile/MEOW/view.html
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