Bathymetry (OceanWise Marine Themes DEM)

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Marine Themes Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the Seabed generated from single beam echo sounder (SBES) and multi beam echo sounder (MBES), where available, and Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) or GEBCO derived data where not. The 1 arc second resolution data set is divided and supplied as 0.5 degree x 0.5 degree tiles. The 6 arc second resolution data set is divided and supplied as 2.0 degree x 2.0 degree tiles. The coastline used in the DEM is based on the High Water Line extracted the largest scale Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) available for a given area, edited to be contiguous and attributed by height extracted from the Vertical Offshore Reference Frame (VORF).

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The following must be clearly visible on any reproduction of the Datasets digital and printed: © British Crown and OceanWise, YYYY. All rights reserved. License No. EK001 - 20140401. Not to be used for Navigation.

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