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2022 Status of U.S. Marine and Great Lakes Ecosystems Released

December 15, 2022

NOAA has released its 2022 update of the National Marine Ecosystem Status website, which provides easy access to NOAA’s wide range of important coastal and marine ecosystem data.

View of coast with red lighthouse

The new website provides a holistic view of important ecosystem data and has been newly expanded to the Great Lakes in 2022. New indicators such as the number of days an ecosystem experiences a marine heatwave and changes in the distribution of species  have also been added.

2022 Status of U.S. Marine and Great Lakes Ecosystems 

National Marine Ecosystem Status

Last updated by Office of Communications on December 15, 2022

Ecosystems