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Gulf of Mexico Open Data Platform (GOMOD)

Region(s) of Study: Waterbodies / Gulf of Mexico

The GOMOD platform includes a comprehensive map of seagrass extent for the entire Gulf of Mexico, curated theme maps for key coastal and ocean management topics of interest to Gulf stakeholders, a data explorer where users can choose their own datasets of interest, and access to a suite of regional data tools developed by GOMA.

Aquaculture application: With themed maps, users can explore bathymetry, offshore energy, priority habitats, and seagrass data. Assessments of environmental factors and infrastructure can be used in collaborative aquaculture habitat suitability planning and siting efforts.

Contributing Partners: GOMA

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