Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, and St. Lucia Benthic Habitat Mapping


The Nature Conservancy developed satellite-derived maps for biological cover for Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, and St. Lucia.  Benthic habitat maps were completed for all areas out to 30 meters. It is anticipated that the resulting GIS products will be used to inform MSP initiatives.

TNC’s Role

  • Science/technical expertise

The Nature Conservancy led this effort.

Project Partners

Lead Institution: The Nature Conservancy

Other Partners: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (Funder)


Completed in 2016

Fact Sheets and Project Links

Summary report of satellite mapping of benthic habitats and bathymetry for Antigua, Dominica & St. Lucia, Caribbean


Steve Schill
Lead Scientist
Caribbean Division
Email: sschill@tnc.org

Photo credit: © Tim Calver