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United Nations Atlas of the Oceans

United Nations Oceans

Rome, Italy website

An Internet portal, under UN agencies, that provides information relevant to the sustainable development of the oceans. It is designed for policy-makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and for scientists, students and resource managers who need access to databases and approaches to sustainability. The UN Atlas can also provide the ocean industry and stakeholders with pertinent information on ocean matters.
Timeframe
  • Permanent
Geographical coverage
  • Global
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
  • Businessmen/Companies
  • General public
  • Organisations/Associations
  • Policy-makers/managers/planners
  • Researchers and scientists
Source of funding
  • Public funding
Information format
  • Data
  • Documents
Country coverage
  • Global
Downloadable databases
  • Yes

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