Mapping EU fishing activities using ship tracking data

@article{Vespe2016MappingEF,
  title={Mapping EU fishing activities using ship tracking data},
  author={M. Vespe and M. Gibin and A. Alessandrini and F. Natale and Fabio Mazzarella and G. Osio},
  journal={Journal of Maps},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={520 - 525}
}
ABSTRACT Information and understanding of fishing activities at sea are fundamental components of marine knowledge and maritime situational awareness. Such information is important to fisheries science, public authorities and policy-makers. In this paper we introduce a first map at European scale of EU fishing activities extracted using Automatic Identification System ship tracking data. The resulting map is a density of points that identify fishing activities. A measure of the reliability of… Expand
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