CASE STUDIES

Map of Case Study Locations

Applications of Northeast Ocean Data

These case studies provide examples of the many ways that public- and private-sector organizations use the Northeast Ocean Data Portal to accomplish diverse objectives. Icons indicate the ocean uses primarily related to each case study.

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First Shellfish Farm in Atlantic Federal Waters Facilitated by the Northeast Ocean Data Portal

Data Portal User: Northeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (NEMAC)

Location: Off Gloucester, Massachusetts

AquacultureCommercial FishingMarine TransportationMarine Life

Balancing Deep-Sea Coral Protection and Commercial Fishing

Data Portal User: New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC)

Location: Gulf of Maine & offshore canyons, continental shelf, and seamounts

Marine LifeCommercial Fishing

Siting a New Wave-monitoring Buoy to Increase Maritime Safety and Improve Weather Forecasts

Data Portal User: Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems (NERACOOS)

Location: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts

Marine TransportationCommercial FishingRecreation

More case studies are in development and will be posted on an ongoing basis.

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