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National Marine Sanctuaries DLESE Reviewed Collection
This resource offers information on the history and current management of sanctuaries, scientific and educational programs, and continuing efforts to conserve U.S. ocean and coastal treasures. The sanctuaries featured include: the Channel Islands, Cordell Bank, Fagatele Bay, Florida Keys, Flower Garden Banks, Grays Reef, Gulf of the Fallarones, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale, Monitor, Monterey Bay, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, Olympic Coast, Stellwagen Bank, and Thunder Bay.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-863
Educational standards:
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Sanctuaries