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MPA Inventory 2020

Metadata Updated: March 13, 2024

The NOAA MPA Inventory represents a collection of data compiled from various federal, state, tribal and territorial entities to provide a publicly available source of comprehensive information on place-based marine conservation efforts under U.S. federal, state, territorial, local, and tribal jurisdiction.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date April 14, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 13, 2024
Reference Date(s) April 1, 2020 (creation), (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS ONMS

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date April 14, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 13, 2024
Reference Date(s) April 1, 2020 (creation), (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:59372
Access Constraints Cite As: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, [Date of Access]: MPA Inventory 2020 [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: These data are publicly accessible and downloadable via, Use Constraints: These data are in the Public domain. The data are not to be used for navigation. For more information, see the accuracy section., Distribution Liability: The MPA Center shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained in this database. These data and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such.The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and within the limitations of geospatial data in general, and these data in particular.
Bbox East Long 180
Bbox North Lat 70.329403
Bbox South Lat -15.386142
Bbox West Long -180
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id eef2f182-f267-442d-8c8c-7e7eb4258f22
Harvest Source Id f705727e-6c56-4072-92cc-ce5c5c5b4688
Harvest Source Title NOS ONMS
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System EPSG::4326
Spatial Harvester True

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