Data on this page was collected as part of a research study with the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium. All data is from publicly available sources and have been compiled and refined for use with the Map Extension Activities on the Activities and Lesson Plans page. The data are intended FOR EDUCATIONAL USE ONLY. If you are interested in the data for scientific research or other reasons please contact us.
Virginia data and US data are provided as are some world wide data. Data are provided in GIS shapefiles for use with ArcGIS software or other GIS software for viewing and limited analysis as well as in Google Earth files for viewing only. Data layers can also be viewed on our map server (coming soon) without downloading. Additional maps are provided as image files (not georeferenced) for more information about ocean processes and mammal distributions. Lastly, real-time ocean data are provided for use in power calculations and comparisons.
Chlorophyll Concentration - gis
Coaste Relief Bathymetry - gis
ETOPO2 Bathymetry - gis
Mid Atlantic States (land) - gis
Species Richness - gis
States (US) - gis
Threatened Species - gis
Vessel Traffic - gis
World (land) - gis