This dataset includes six files. Two of them (EcoProvinceCentroids_WGS84.* and WorldOceans_Canals_fixed.*) are datasets produced by external organizations and available online in public portals (https://data.unep-wcmc.org/datasets/38 and https://maps.princeton.edu/catalog/stanford-ds959rc3867, respectively). These two shapefiles are the input files used in the R script VoyRisk_trade_connections_script.R, which uses functions located in VoyRisk_localFunctions.R, to create simulated maritime paths between each pair of the 62 Marine Ecoregions Of the World (MEOW) ecoprovinces (Spalding et al. 2007). The other four files (ecoprovDistanceTable.csv, tr1_.RData, tr1C.RData, WorldOceans_fixed_raster_005res.tif) are intermediate files produced by the R script.
Schattschneider, Jessica; Floerl, Lisa; Casanovas, Paula (2022): VoyRisk distance analysis code. The University of Auckland. Software. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17608/k6.auckland.21368874
Spalding, M.D., Fox, H.E., Allen, G.R., Davidson, N., Ferdaña, Z.A., Finlayson, M., Halpern, B.S., Jorge, M.A., Lombana, A., Lourie, S.A., Martin, K.D., McManus, E., Molnar, J., Recchia, C.A., and Robertson, J. (2007). Marine Ecoregions of the World: a bioregionalization of coast and shelf areas. BioScience 57: 573-583. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1641/B570707
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