The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries makes available to the public various scientific documents, data, and maps. These include:

Condition Reports - documents that provide a summary of the current condition and trend of sanctuary resources

Science Needs Assessment - documents that provide up to date information on the priority management issues facing sanctuaries

Conservation Series - publication series that provides a forum for reporting on scientific and resource management issues in the sanctuaries

System-wide Sanctuary Publications - includes scientific, educational, and technical publications related to the National Marine Sanctuaries

Geographic Information Systems Data - data layers for the National Marine Sanctuaries

Maps - maps of each of the National Marine Sanctuaries

In addition, various journal articles, technical reports, dissertations and theses, conference proceedings, presentations and posters, cruise reports, and books are available that feature science work that has been conducted in our sanctuaries. Please visit each sanctuary's library for a listing of available material.

Channel Islands

Cordell Bank

Fagatele Bay

Florida Keys

Flower Garden Banks

Gray's Reef

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale


Monterey Bay

Olympic Coast

Papahānaumokuākea Library

Papahānaumokuākea Spatial Bibliography

Stellwagen Bank

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