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SeaZone HydroSpatial 2 - A new era for marine mapping for GIS

Image: SeaZone With the launch of HydroSpatial Base, the foundation data layer for our all-new HydroSpatial product range. SeaZone introduces SeaZone HydroSpatial 2 - A new era for marine mapping for GIS SeaZone Solutions, developer of the world’s leading Marine Vector Map product: HydroSpatial, has released the first in a new series of marine mapping layers to sit within the new HydroSpatial 2 Product Family. Resounding benefits include an enhanced data model, allowing for intuitive feature filtering; geo-processing and spatial analysis to create customised data outputs and map views using both real world and abstract feature types. Mapping is delivered in themed tiers with improved symbology, and licensed as a complete package, delivering an exceptional user experience in both desktop, and web GIS.
SeaZone HydroSpatial Base provides users with a definitive worldwide marine reference map incorporating large-scale, authoritatively sourced, marine geographic datasets. The content is processed to form a continuous vector layer dataset, with a well-structured and defined feature and attribute model, providing the best possible marine mapping experience. SeaZone HydroSpatial Base is ideal for use as a marine spatial planning aid and as a primary decision support tool. It has a global reach and is available for regions where content is captured to scales greater than or equal to 1:1,500,000. The feature attribution for SeaZone HydroSpatial Base is comprehensive and serves a wide range use scenarios. For the high-end technical user, HydroSpatial Base performs well when interrogated by vigorous and complex geo-processing or spatial analysis in GIS. For less demanding requirements, HydroSpatial Base represents an excellent high-resolution selectable backdrop with flexible filtering and styling.

In short, SeaZone HydroSpatial Base provides decision makers with accurate information to make effective decisions in the marine environment. SeaZone HydroSpatial Base was delivered as a result of an extensive consultation with our HydroSpatial customers about how they would like the product to evolve, the improvement content they needed and the prices they would like to pay. SeaZone acknowledges the support of EU Interreg IVB Bringing Land and Sea Together (BLAST) Project in developing and testing the HydroSpatial Base concept, Our existing HydroSpatial product, originally developed in 2006 continues to be available as HydroSpatial One.

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