S-121: A New Standard for Maritime Limits and Boundaries


The fundamental importance of maritime zones and other marine areas is underscored in the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal 14, which aims to conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas and marine resources. Maritime Limits and Boundaries (MLB) circumscribe and define these maritime and marine spaces, and incorporate the applicable Rights, Responsibilities and Restrictions (RRR). S-121, the widely anticipated marine data standard, provides a new open access method for providing and exchanging digital representations of MLBs.


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