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Where Are the Missing Munitions Under the Sea?

Where Are the Missing Munitions Under the Sea?

Dumped munitions under the sea are located in many places, some of them unknown. The dumped unexploded ordnance (UXO) includes conventional munitions, bombs, grenades, torpedoes, projectiles and mines. These range from giant aerial bombs of hundreds of kilograms to small detonators, high-explosive shells, as well as incendiary devices or individual items. That is, there are hidden dangers undersea, nobody knows how great the danger really is. Since World War II the unexploded ordnance in the sea … Read entire article »

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Share Your Map via Social Media

Share Your Map via Social Media

Maybe you’ve seen something on the EMODnet Human Activities GIS portal that you want to share? Perhaps there’s a particular location you’re interested in or you’ve noticed a relationship between datasets that you want to draw attention to? We’ve updated our ‘Share Map’ tool so you can share a custom map view from EMODnet Human Activities directly to Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. The link will remember: your geographic extent; which datasets you have visible; the Google base map you … Read entire article »

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