Mapping Ocean Wealth

Overview

A screenshot from the Mapping Ocean Wealth tool showing the Recreation & Tourism app, which allows users to explore the geographic distribution of tourism values driven by the presence of coral reefs

Mapping Ocean Wealth online Mapping Portal is a web-based tool containing spatially-explicit data on specific ecosystem services, including recreation and tourism, blue carbon, fish production, and natural coastal protection. Nature Conservancy scientists and partners model ecosystem services from coral reefs, mangroves, and other ecosystems at both local and on and tour global scales, helping decision-makers both understand the value of protecting and restoration ecosystems, and to inform prioritization of these ecosystems in management decisions.

Geography

Various (Global, national, and regional datasets available).

Link

http://maps.oceanwealth.org/

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