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CoRIS: Coral Reef Information System


Online Collection

Coral Reef Database System (CoRIS) Coral Data & Publications Catalog, also known as the CoRIS virtual library, offers scientists, resource managers, and other coral enthusiasts direct and indirect access to coral ecosystem datasets and products. 

Coast Survey's Historical Maps and Charts

historical charts

Maps and Charts

Office of Coast Survey's Historical Map & Chart Collection covers the land and waters of the United States of America, including territories and possessions (past and present). The collection includes land sketches, Civil War battle maps, aeronautical charting from the 1930s to the 1950s, and historic publications.

VOICES Oral History Archives


Oral History Collection

Collecting and sharing oral history interviews related to the changing environment, climate, oceans and coasts since 2003. Search the collection, listen and learn from a diversity of experiences. Create your own collection to archive and share.

National Weather Service Heritage

weather service

Online Collection

The National Weather Service Heritage website documents the weather events, scientific and technological advancements, and personal accounts that comprise the last 150 years of the agency’s remarkable history.

NOAA Ocean Exploration Video Portal

video portal

Online Video Collection

Search, discover, and access video data collected from the remotely operated vehicle system on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. The OER Video Portal access to videos and details about when and where video was collected, including downloadable dive summaries and links to any associated web coverage. All video on the Portal is in the public domain.