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Marine Protected Areas Inventory Atlas
Entry ID: marine

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Abstract: Maps are an excellent tool to understand the spatial composition and complexity of the marine protected areas inventory efforts. The Inventory Atlas provides a set of maps designed to furnish a visual, geographic context for the MPA Inventory.

The inventory effort includes assembling electronic spatial data (boundary files) in tandem with the detailed information being gathered on the ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Link to the MPA Inventory.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.71   E: -61.48   W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Dataset Title: Marine Protected Areas Inventory
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Silver Spring, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Data Presentation Form: maps
Online Resource:
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Marine Protected Areas of the United States, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: MPA

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-713-3100, ext. 195
Fax: 301-713-3110
Email: mpainfo at
Email: dan.farrow at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-04-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23