Please download our Marine data Brochures and User Manuals here:

Other useful links

British Oceanographic Data Centre

Open Marine Software

We recommend the following software, all of which can be downloaded without charge.

  1. GeoMappApp Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. Very useful GIS package with numerous hosted GIS data holdings
  2. UDig Open Source GIS
  3. QGiS Open Source GIS
  4. GDAL Open Source GIS toolkit
  5. Saga GIS package for Geoscientific analysis. Saga Marine tutorial can be found here

Free Marine GIS Data

  1. Good list of marine data resources maintained by GIS in Ecology
  2. Baltic Sea Topography