Links to Good Stuff

Here are some links to a few good resources – keep checking back for new stuff and suggest others in the Comments.


Links to Plans and Strategies:

National Strategy for the Arctic Region:…/nat_arctic_strategy.pdf

Implementation plan for the National Strategy for the Arctic Region:….pdf Arctic Strategy –

United States Department of Defense:

NOAA’s Arctic Action Plan:

Arctic Strategy- US Coast Guard:

Arctic Shield 2014 – US Coast Guard:

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report:

US National Climate Assessment:

US Arctic Marine Transportation System Report:

The national Ocean Policy:


Stuff about Ocean Animals:

NOAA Marine Mammal Stock Assessment reports:

NOAA fish watch – US seafood facts:

Regional Fisheries Management Council information: The

IUCN Red List:


Transportation related information:

NOAA Marine Cadastre:

Arctic Geographical Information System (ArkGIS):

Transportation Infrastructure funding map:

Compendium of Federal Programs in the Marine Transportation System:

Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Ports Study:

Panama Canal Expansion Study:


Reports on Ocean Stuff: 

SIMAP Modeling of Hypothetical Oil Spills in the Beaufort Sea for World Wildlife Fund (WWF):

Interactive map for WWF Oil Spill Report:


Organizations that do cool stuff:

Consortium for Ocean Leadership:

The National Ocean Council:

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN):

The Arctic Council:

The International Maritime Organization (IMO):

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP):


Government Websites:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):

The Department of Transportation (DOT):

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM):

The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS):

The Navy:

Naval Oceanographic Office (NavOceano):

Office of Naval Research (ONR):

The Coast Guard:

US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE):

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation:

The Department of Energy (DOE):

The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM):

The Department of the Interior (DOI):

The Department of Commerce (DOC):

The National Ocean Council:

United Nations:

European Council:

European Union: