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90th percentile Kinetic energy due to currents at the seabed in the Channel and the Bay of Biscay  Created using the Ifremer hindcast archive MANGA2500. For the purpose of EMODnet Seabed Habitat broadscale habitat map product, values were integrated over period 20102015. Values are averages of annual percentiles 90th. The spatial resolution of the dataset is 0.00335 decimal degrees (2500m). The formula used for the Kinetic Energy calculation is 0.5mv^2, where m is the density of seawater (1027 kg.m3) and v is the currentinduced velocity. Values are expressed in N.m2 (Newton per square meter). The vertical level is the nearseafloor. Created by the EMODnet Seabed Habitats project consortium using the MANGA2500 IFREMERDYNECO Hindcast.

Confidence in the kinetic energy due to currents at the seabed in the Channel, Celtic Sea and the Bay of Biscay  Created by the EMODnet Seabed Habitats project consortium using the MANGA2500 IFREMERDYNECO Hindcast. Values are on a range from 1 (Low confidence) to 3 (High confidence). The confidence assessment considered factors such as: • Quality of training data and methods used to construct the model. • Temporal resolution. • Spatial resolution Detailed information on the confidence assessment in Populus J. et al 2017. EUSeaMap, a European broadscale seabed habitat map. Ifremer. http://doi.org/10.13155/49975