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Ecotopes in the Dutch Marine Tidal Waters The shapefile wad_eunis4 represents an ecotope-classification of the Dutch Wadden Sea. The classification combines bathymetry and sediment and biotopes (e.g. saltmarshes ) and is based on EUNIS level 4.
The shapefile ncp_eunis4 represents an ecotope-classification of the Dutch part of the North Sea. Assembling the 9 classes of the shapefile senceco1 into 5. The result, combining sediment and bathymetry, represents EUNIS classification level 4. More details are given in the report.
The shapefile senseco1 divides the Dutch part of the North Sea in 9 ecotope classes, varying from shallow coarse sand up to gravel. No class boundaries are given just descriptions. More details are given in the report.