Ocean Mapping and Data Team (OMDT)

Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal 2024 Work Plan

2023 OMDT Work Plan and Progress Report 

The OMDT is a group of state, federal, and tribal agencies as well as consultants working to promote and develop data products for the MARCO Ocean Data Portal. The 40-member OMDT meets quarterly and advises the MARCO Management Board on data and tools to be added to the Portal. There is a wide range of ocean data presented on the Portal including (but not limited to): administrative boundaries, marine life distributions, oceanography, and human uses. The Portal has a wide range of users including government agency staffs, NGOs and advocacy organizations, academic researchers, private industries, educators and many others.

View the Portal’s full Data Catalog or visit its blog for news on recent updates and additions.

More information about the OMDT can be found on the Climate Change Adaptation and Marine Habitats webpages.

The Portal is regularly updated with new and improved data and functions. Examples of recently added features include:

Other data and function highlights associated with marine habitats include:

For more updates, please visit the Portal News page or follow us on Twitter @PortalMARCO.