AIS Shipping Traffic - Pentland Firth and Orkney - Winter 2012 (Number of intersecting vessels)

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Seasonal plots of the ship density in the PFOW Strategic Area. Based on a grid of cells 1nm x1nm covering the Strategic Area. The number of AIS tracks crossing each cell has been counted and the grid thematically mapped from lowest density to highest density, where each track corresponds to one vessel movement, based on the relative traffic density levels.

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Web Service Information: 
Base WMS Address: http://msmap1.atkinsgeospatial.com/geoserver/ows/nmp?
Layer name:nmp:Anatec_PFOW_AISDensity_Winter2012
Does this layer display time aware features: 
No
Marine Atlas: 
Page: 
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