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Esri Partners with the Ocean Health Index Team to Release New Ocean Health Data

By [email protected] - 7th January 2019 - 12:15

Esri announced a partnership with the team behind the Ocean Health Index (OHI), the first program to comprehensively assess ocean health. OHI, Conservation International and the National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, have together integrated OHI scores as a data layer in Esri’s ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World and will launch Ocean Health Hubs, online tools that enable ocean managers to explore data to better understand regional ocean health. OHI assesses ocean health by looking at the social, ecological, and economic benefits that oceans provide to people. Developed with the help of ArcGIS Hub, Esri’s citizen engagement platform, Ocean Health Hubs will display these global datasets with local data and allow faster progress on establishing ocean policies and setting priorities. “Esri is happy to partner with OHI to further unlock data and lower the barriers for ocean managers and policy makers,” said Dawn Wright, Esri chief

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