Northeast data portal launched!

On behalf of its partners, the Northeast Regional Ocean Council is pleased to announce the launch of the Northeast Ocean Data Portal –

The data, map viewer, and other tools included with the Northeast Ocean Data Portal are the result of over a year’s worth of extensive effort of multiple organizations with data development experience including the Massachusetts Ocean Partnership, Northeast Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems, The Nature Conservancy, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and Applied Science Associates.  Developed to enhance regional ocean planning efforts, the new Northeast Ocean Data Portal  contains regional spatial data on human activities, natural resources, and jurisdictional information for New England’s coasts and ocean waters.  The Northeast Ocean Data Portal will be highlighted at the National Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Workshop in Washington, D.C. this week by Ru Morrison, a member of the portal work group.