DATA.GOV

Ecosystems
Invasive Species Data, Information & Tools
Elizabeth Martin // Feb 22nd 2018

During National Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 26 - March 2, 2018), we highlight the importance of increasing awareness about the threat invasive species pose to loss of biodiversity and ecosystem function. Invasive species are non-native plants, animals and pathogens whose introductions cause or are likely to cause harm to
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Maritime
Safety at Sea – U.S. Coast Guard Marine Casualty and Pollution Data for Researchers
Marin Kress // Dec 7th 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is responsible for investigating reportable marine casualties, accidents, and serious marine incidents.  The relevant mission statement and specific regulations can be found on the USCG Investigations Division homepage.  After an incident has been reported, it is entered into a national database of all marine casualty and pollution incidents.  These
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Maritime
Northeast Ocean Data Portal – Providing a Common Picture of New England’s Ocean Uses
Marin Kress // Nov 8th 2017

The North Atlantic ocean is a busy place, full of sea life, ships, and - fortunately - a slew of data.  Anyone interested in local, state, or regional marine planning efforts in New England can visit the Northeast Ocean Data portal (http://www.northeastoceandata.org/), which provides ocean-related maps and data to the public. 
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