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MBNMS Searchable Databases

Look up information relating to your favorite topic in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary!

     

Bibliography

Bibliographic database of peer-reviewed and "gray" literature pertinent to the California National Marine Sanctuaries includes literature cited in Sanctuary summary documents as well as other pertinent references obtained from research, educational and resource management institutions; consulting groups; interviewed experts; and independent searches.

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Maritime Heritage: Database Exercise

The West Coast National Marine Sanctuary Shipwreck Database provides teachers and students with an online educational activity to learn more about important shipwrecks found within the 5 national marine sanctuaries (Channel Islands, Monterey Bay, Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones, and Olympic Coast) on the West Coast of the United States. The exercise uses the West Coast Shipwreck Database containing 120 shipwrecks, representing 30 shipwrecks per sanctuary region.

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SIMoN: Project Database

SIMoN is an integrated, long-term program that takes an ecosystem approach to identify and understand changes within sanctuaries managed by the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. SIMoN provides sanctuary staff a powerful tool to quickly access summary information on hundreds of monitoring and research programs.

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SIMoN: Species Database

The SIMoN species database contains natural history information on a subset of the more commonly seen plants and animals that live in or seasonally travel through the sanctuaries along the coast of California. In addition to the distribution and habitat use of these species, facts on seasonal use, feeding behavior, reproduction, and conservation issues are also provided. Use the search options below to find species of interest.

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URL: http://montereybay.noaa.gov/materials/dbases.html    Reviewed: March 05, 2014
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