UCB Libraries

Maps: Water

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Search below to find marine maps. Return to the Map Library main page to search for maps by topic.

 

  • In the Library
  • U.S. (online)
  • International (online)

 

  • Ocean: The library has nautical charts for the entire world. Indexes are available to help you locate maps for your area of interest.
    • You can also search for the subject “Submarine topography -- Maps” and include your region of interest.
    • Try also searching for “bathymetr*” AND “maps” AND your region of interest (see sample search).
  • Rivers and inland water bodies: Nautical charts cover the larger, navigable rivers and inland water bodies. The collection also includes plan and profile sets for Colorado rivers.

  • Groundwater/Aquifers:
    • Ground water atlas of Colorado
    • Ground water atlas of the United States
    • The hydrologic investigations atlases from the USGS are in individual-map format (HA series) available on the South Wall of the Map Library. Search for “Hydrologic investigations atlas” and your region of interest.
    • Try searching for “groundwater OR aquifer” and your region of interest.

 

National Atlas – Water Map Layer

Create custom maps: Aquifers, Dams, Watersheds, Streams and Waterbodies.

 

Streamer

This interactive map allows you to select a larger stream and trace it upstream or downstream.

 

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management: Offshore GIS Data/Maps

This includes the Multipurpose Marine Cadastre Map Viewer.

 

NOAA Office of Coast Survey – GIS & Other Products
Links to NOAA map portals

 

NOAA Charts for US Waters (NOAA Office of Coast Survey)

View NOAA's 1000+ U.S. coastal and Great Lakes nautical charts that provide up-to-date navigational information to mariners.

 

NOAA Digital Coast Data Access Viewer

"Provides access to coastal data managed by the NOAA Coastal Services Center, including lidar, land cover, imagery, and benthic data"

 

NOAA National Geophysical Data Center – Map Viewers
U.S. Bathymetric and fishing maps, Marine geology, Tsunamis

 

 

Davey Jones' Locker Treasure Chest of Web Links (Oregon State University)
Includes links to seafloor mapping and marine/coastal geospatial data.

 

Environmental Data Explorer (United Nations Environment Programme)
Displays the data as maps, graphs, or tables. Search within the Marine & Coastal Areas data category.

 

NOAA Office of Coast Survey – GIS & Other Products
Links to NOAA map portals, interactive mapping applications, and prepared maps

 

National Geophysical Data Center – Map Viewers (NOAA )

Bathymetric data, Marine geology, Tsunamis

 

Online Chart Viewer – Global Chart Coverage (NOAA Office of Coast Survey)

Charts available online for these regions: North America, Western Africa, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Eastern Asia, South Eastern Russia, Phillippines

 

SEDAC Map Client (Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center)

Choose the Marine and Coastal map them (top right corner) in this interactive mapping application.

 

UN Atlas of the Oceans

Includes Maps from the Atlas of the Oceans. This sytem requires registration to view maps.