Maritime Forum
European Atlas of the Seas

shows the richness and diversity of the seas and oceans that wash the shores of Europe

Map of the week – Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments

This map of the week shows the yearly changes in the number of nights tourist spent in accommodation establishments of coastal and non-coastal regions.

Last update: 28/06/19

Map of the week – Locations of wind farms

In light of EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019, the map of the week shows where offshore wind energy farms are located.

Last update: 21/06/19

Map of the week – Vessel Density 2017

This map of the week features a vessel density map which shows the maritime traffic on the European seas in 2017.

Last update: 14/06/19

Map of the week – Undersea relief names

In honour of World Oceans Day, this map of the week allows you to explore the many mysterious ocean landscapes, hidden below the waves.

Last update: 07/06/19

Map of the week – Relative sea level trends

The map of this week shows the change in sea level (in millimetre per year), relative to the land, along the European coasts.

Last update: 31/05/19

Minutes of the 3rd European Atlas of the Seas Steering Committee (SC) Meeting

The European Atlas of the Seas Steering Committee meets twice a year to review progress and set the priorities for future developments.

Last update: 29/05/19

Map of the week - Community structural aid

This week the European elections take place. Therefore, in this map of the week, we are highlighting one of the European Commissions’ initiatives to improve the lives of EU citizens and the marine environment.

Last update: 24/05/19

Map of the week - European Maritime Day in my country 2019

This year’s EMD2019 is in Lisbon, happening now! Our “Map of the week” is a special one prepared especially for this edition of the European Maritime Day!

Last update: 17/05/19

Map of the week – Aquaculture production

This week the Seafood Expo took place in Brussels, the world’s largest trade fair in the fisheries sector, with 1,850 exhibitors from 79 countries. For the occasion, we decided to feature one of the world's fastest-growing food sectors, aquaculture, with a “Map of the week”.

Last update: 10/05/19

The European Atlas of the Seas, for the first time at Seafood Expo Global!

If you are visiting the fair, come and experiment with our interactive web mapping application at the European Commission stand (7-1411), on 8 May 2019.

Last update: 07/05/19