Our goal is to enable users to locate and obtain access to Earth science data sets and services relevant to the global change and Earth science research. The GCMD database holds more than 15,000 descriptions of Earth science data sets and services covering all aspects of Earth and environmental sciences.
The WLI serves NRCS and others in the development, interpretation, and application of wetland science by: developing applied scientific techniques for wetland conservation needs, providing expert technical consultation to NRCS and others for resolving problem areas in the field developing and disseminating NRCS technical guidance documents, serving as NRCS technical liaison with government and university research and technology centers to ensure the coordination and cooperative development and dissemination of emerging wetland science information, and Serving as resident technical experts and develop specialized training in wetland science.
WHOI is dedicated to research and higher education at the frontiers of ocean science. Its primary mission is to develop and effectively communicate a fundamental understanding of the processes and characteristics governing how the oceans function and how they interact with Earth as a whole.
This site allows us to follow the progress of National Geographic and NOAA researchers as they study the depths of the ocean.
SeaWeb raises awareness and inspires action to protect the ocean and the life within it, as the ocean plays a critical role in our everyday life and in the future of our planet.
WELCOME to the Sea Around Us Project. The aims of the project are to provide an integrated analysis of the impacts of fisheries on marine ecosystems, and to devise policies that can mitigate and reverse harmful trends whilst ensuring the social and economic benefits of sustainable fisheries.
The Pew Oceans Commission is an independent group of American leaders conducting a national dialogue on the policies needed to restore and protect living marine resources in U.S. waters.
Through science-based advocacy, research, and public education, The Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act for the oceans. In all its work, The Ocean Conservancy strives to be the world's foremost advocate for the oceans.
NOAA is a government agency dedicated to oceans and atmospheric information. It includes information on current news, weather, satellites, fisheries, climate, reasarch, coasts, oceans, and charting and navigation.
BFC's goals include: organize a national conference of “seaweed” activists to help create a Blue Movement, campaign for an American Oceans Act to protect our public seas, work to improve ocean policies in America's 23 coastal states and their watersheds, support maritime community activists through a distribution of model policies and practices that work, among other actions.