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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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The California Seafloor and Coastal Mapping Program benefits from shared data
Marin Kress // Aug 15th 2017

The California Seafloor and Coastal Mapping Program has brought together federal, state, and local stakeholders to develop and share an extensive variety of seafloor-mapping datasets. This collaborative effort that brought together bathymetric (seafloor), geologic, and biological data relevant to California’s State Waters was recently described in a scientific article by
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Check out Data.gov’s new Metrics Page
Idris Odunewu // Jul 31st 2017

Data.gov recently updated its Metrics page to provide greater detail and transparency to the progress of the Data.gov catalog.   Data.gov is primarily a metadata catalog, providing information about, and links to, open datasets made available by federal agencies and participating non-federal sources such as state, county, and city governments. Data.gov
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