[TZGISUG] Ocean bathymetry shape file

Craig von Hagen (Yahoo) craigvonhagen at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Oct 9 15:26:55 EAT 2013

Hi Gill,


Have you seen the global bathymetry data from GEBCO?







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Hi Gill,

Welcome to the list. Would Hole-filled SRTM work for you? I am not aware of
any products specific to Tanzania, but then I don't work on marine issues.

Try the IUCN World Database of Protected Areas for the MPAs. Lots of errors
on the lesser known reserves (e.g. forest reserves) which were established a
long time ago, but probably quite good for recently established MPAs.


On 09/10/2013 10:56, Gill Braulik wrote:

I am new to this list serve so hope that I am not repeating previous

I am searching for marine shape files for Tanzania.  Most importantly I
would like detailed ocean bathymetry.  Secondly after that habitat, MPA's,
shipping channels etc would also be useful, but are of lower priority than

Thanks very much for any guidance you can provide.


Gill Braulik, PhD
University of St. Andrews
St. Andrews, Scotland

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