Vision and Mission

A marine community aligned to help the people of the world visualize and understand ocean processes for the purpose of protecting, restoring, and maintaining the ocean’s environmental and economic value and fully documenting the ocean’s relationship to changes in the world’s climate.

Connecting the ocean community to build a GIS-based, web infrastructure designed to bring together ocean data, to recognize exemplary sources of ocean information, to visualize ocean processes, to help resolve ocean policy questions and disputes, and to better understand ocean processes.

An OpenOceans Global Overview.

Sharing useful, fun and accurate information about the world's oceans!