Discover and access data, information, and decision tools related to our ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes. The National Ocean Council provides this site to support regional marine planning efforts across the country and to create a convenient place for anyone to find out more about our marine, coastal, and Great Lakes environments.

Virginia Atlantic Coast Recreational Use

As a member of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO), Virginia, through its Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program, collected information on how the public uses the Atlantic coast of Virginia through a two day particpatory GIS workshop in … Continued

Marine Planning Portal Network

Connecting data managers to increase access to ocean data for┬áregional marine planning The Network, through a combination of a listserv, webinar series, and informational resources, is intended to serve as one of the main conduits for communication between state, regional, … Continued