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Dive into an ocean of knowledge with our new linked open data catalogue - discover, connect and explore the vast network of marine data.

...90% of all the data in the world today was created in only the last 2 years. This poses a considerable data management problem... 80% of the data produced are lost in 20 years’ time

(Vines, Albert, Andrew et al., 2014).



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Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) announces the launch of, a website that aims to transform the way marine data is submitted and explored. This platform is set to empower scientists, policymakers, and researchers as a user-friendly resource for accessing valuable data about our oceans. is the result of software engineering and dedication from the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), a marine research and data management pioneer. With a commitment to advancing our understanding of the marine environment, VLIZ has developed as a tool for enhancing marine data exploration.

At its core, serves as a centralized hub for researchers, organizations, and individuals to submit, access, and explore a vast array of marine data. This platform offers a range of features and functionalities, making it an important resource for marine scientists and researchers alike. serves as a catalyst for marine research, conservation, and sustainable management efforts. By facilitating the sharing of valuable data, the platform empowers scientists,…