Tag Archive: Protected species

Climate Change Data and Tools Assessment


Evaluating User Needs for Models and Decision Tools to Predict the Impacts of Climate Change on the Marine Environment Download a PDF of the slides. (12MB) Or replay the presentation on the OpenChannels.org Marine Management Forum site. This was a …

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Protected Species


The OBIS-SEAMAP data repository is the international database for protected marine species – cetaceans, sea turtles and sea birds. The site includes specialized applications for fin matching and predictive modeling.

NOAA Cetacean Density and Distribution Mapping Working Group

As part of the NOAA Cetacean Density and Distribution Mapping Working Group, MGEL is developing a cetacean data gap analysis to spatially and temporally determine where data needed to build distribution models are lacking.  This analysis will be used to …

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State of the World’s Sea Turtles

SWOT Online Map hosted on the OBIS-SEAMAP web site

SWOT — the State of the World’s Sea Turtles — is a partnership led by the Marine Species Flagship Program at the Oceanic Society and the IUCN Marine Turtle Specialist Group, and supported by the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab (MGEL) …

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