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The Coastal and Ocean Information Network Atlantic (COINAtlantic) website is a hub for coastal and ocean information in Atlantic Canada. We are working to provide open and reliable access to the best information to help various stakeholders make informed decisions relevant to Atlantic Canada.

New on the Site

Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action

Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action

The Atlantic Chapter of the national assessment of how Canada’s climate is changing, the impacts of these changes and how we are adapting to reduce risk.

Climate Change Theme Page
Bay of Fundy: Focus on the Gulf of Maine Initiative

Bay of Fundy: Focus on the Gulf of Maine Initiative

This new section of the COINAtlantic website focuses on the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine Initiative and has been funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Bay of Fundy: Focus on the Gulf of Maine Initiative

 

Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management

 

Andrew Sherin and Alexi Baccardax Westcott

Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee Secretariat

Thursday, 4 June 2015

1330 - 1445

 

Information Networks and Web-Based Tools

Lecture Outline

 

1. Introduction to the Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee

http://www.coinatlantic.ca

2. Accessibility to Data and Information

2a. Open Government Partnership

http://www.opengovpartnership.org

2b. Examples of Open Data

Kenya Open Data

https://opendata.go.ke

Open Marine Data United States

http://marinecadastre.gov

Open Data Canada

http://open.canada.ca/en

 

3. Coastal Web Atlases

International Coastal Atlas Network

http://Ican.iode.org

4. Crowdsourcing Data

Too Big to Ignore Crowd Sourcing

http://issf.toobigtoignore.net

5. Hands-on COINAtlantic Tools:

            5a. COINAtlantic GeoContent Generator

           

5b. COINAtlantic Search Utility

CSU - Additional information for tutorial:

Maritimes Research Vessel Trawl Survey for the SUMMER survey series
http://bluefin.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/wmsconnector/com.esri.wsit.WMSServlet/DFOgfs_SUMMER?request=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS&version=1.1.1

Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Marine Multibeam Bathymetric Data Web Map Service
http://gdr.ess.nrcan.gc.ca/wmsconnector/com.esri.wms.Esrimap/multibeam_bathymetry?request=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS&version=1.1.1

Special Oceans Management Areas Boundaries Maritimes Region
http://bluefin.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/wmsconnector/com.esri.wsit.WMSServlet/SOMAs_Bndy_MR?request=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS&version=1.1.1

Ocean Temperature
http://bluefin.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/wmsconnector/com.esri.wsit.WMSServlet/POM_Temperature?request=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS&version=1.1.1

 

The Coastal Update Newsletter has been published since 1997 and is is distributed monthly to over 5800 people worldwide by email.

The Coastal Update highlights research, documents, resources, events, and opportunities related to integrated coastal and ocean management, coastal mapping and geomatics, and other coastal and marine issues.

 

COINAtlantic Tools

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Search Utility

Launch the CSU to find and display geographic data and information. 

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GeoContent Generator

Explore the CGG to create searchable and geographically referenced metadata

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Data Accessibility Tool

Learn more about the Data Accessibility Benchmark Organizational Self-Assessment Tool

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Finance Officer

Project Officer

Director

 

Jennifer Barr

Tel 902-494-1980 - Fax 902-494-1334 - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alexi Baccardax Westcott

Tel 902-494-7162 - Fax - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Andrew Sherin

Tel 902-494-6184 - Fax 902-494-1334 - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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