A global database of intentionally deployed wrecks to serve as artificial reefs

@inproceedings{Ilieva2019AGD,
  title={A global database of intentionally deployed wrecks to serve as artificial reefs},
  author={Ivalina Ilieva and Lionel Jouvet and Lars Seidelin and Benjamin D. Best and Sofia Aldabet and Rita da Silva and Dalia A Conde},
  booktitle={Data in brief},
  year={2019}
}
This paper contains data on intentionally deployed wrecks to serve as artificial reefs from 1942 to 2016. The deployment of decommissioned vessels and other available wrecks is a common practice in many coastal countries, such as the USA, Australia, Malta, and New Zealand. We obtained data of georeferenced sites of wrecks from the scientific literature, local databases, and diving web sites published in the English language. Furthermore, we included information regarding the type of structure… CONTINUE READING

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