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Find data and information on oceans & marine species
Coastal Program (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
This site highlights federal projects focused on coastal restoration. Find links to policy and other water related programs run by the Fish & Wildlife Service on this page.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response (USGS)
The USGS provides reports of scientific data and information on the environmental impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to affected coastal habitats.
Directory of Oceans and Oceanography Sites
A list of government sites related to the oceans and oceanography.
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Find information about research conducted along the coast of Oregon and beyond. The Hatfield Marine Science Center is run by Oregon State University.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Find research conducted at the Institute, from the examination of microscopic life to exploration of the ecology of the deep sea.
NOAA Fisheries Service
NOAA Fisheries Service is dedicated to the stewardship of living marine resources through science-based conservation and management, and promotion of healthy ecosystems. Provides information on habitat conservation, protecting marine species, & policy.
Oregon Coastal Atlas
Provides background information for different coastal systems, access to interactive mapping, online geospatial analysis tools, and direct download access to various planning and natural resource data sets relating to coastal zone management.
Oregon Marine Reserves
Provides information on the science and management of Oregon's five marine reserve and protected areas sites. Find reports on ecological monitoring under the "documents" link.
Marine Resources Program - Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
The goal of the program is to increase the quality and quantity of stock assessments and biological information collected through improved at-sea and dockside sampling programs and through carefully designed research projects.
Find background information on various marine animals in Grzimek's.