Maps and Geographic Information Systems Data Program for the New England/Mid-Atlantic

Maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data for fisheries management, protected resources management, critical habitat, and habitat conservation in the Greater Atlantic Region.

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program for fisheries management, protected resources management, critical habitat, and habitat conservation in the Greater Atlantic Region strives to:

  • Create accurate, reliable, and standardized GIS data, metadata, analyses and geospatial products
  • Develop and conduct sophisticated & relevant geospatial analyses
  • Coordinate with the NE Science Center
  • Train GARFO staff on accepted GIS protocols

The shapefiles, data, and maps are not the complete set of regulations. It is the user's responsibility to ensure that all relevant and applicable regulations and areas are considered.

All Regional Maps and GIS

Click the links below to access a list of maps and GIS data for by topic. 

Fisheries Management

Management area and closure maps and GIS data for commercial and recreational fishing.

Protected Resources

Maps and GIS data related to the conservation of protected species. 

Habitat Conservation

Maps and GIS data related to the protection and conservation of ecosystems and habitats vital to living marine resources. 

General

Maps and GIS data related to administration of marine resources. 

Storymaps

Additional Resources

More Information

For information or questions about the data and the program please contact the Greater Atlantic Region GIS Coordinator, Dr. Talya ten Brink, at Talya.tenBrink@noaa.gov.

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on July 20, 2020