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 Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission

The NNC published a Research Protocol and Media Ethics as a guideline for researchers and journalists who are interested in learning more about the Marshall Islands Nuclear Legacy.

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

SENTINEL-2 is a wide-swath, high-resolution, multi-spectral imaging mission, supporting Copernicus Land Monitoring studies, including the monitoring of vegetation, soil and water cover, as well as observation of inland waterways and coastal areas.

The SENTINEL-2 Multispectral Instrument (MSI) samples 13 spectral bands: four bands at 10 metres, six bands at 20 metres and three bands at 60 metres spatial resolution.

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Dataset contains training material on using open source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to improve protected area planning and management from a workshop that was conducted on August 17-21, 2020. Specifically, the dataset contains lectures on GIS fundamentals, QGIS 3.x, and global positioning system (GPS), as well as country-specific datasets and a workbook containing exercises for viewing data, editing/creating datasets, and creating map products in QGIS.

 Climate Change Directorate

State of Coral Reef Ecosystems in Indo-pacific, Pacific also including Namdrik Atoll Coral-Reef

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 Marshall Islands Environmental Protection Authority (RMIEPA)

User manuals and quick start guides for using the Republic of Marshall Islands Environment data portal.

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 Climate Change Directorate

SPC THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PACIFIC TUNA FISHERY: 2011 OVERVIEW AND STATUS OF STOCKS Tuna Fishery Yearbook 2013.

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 Climate Change Directorate

Houk, P., and Musburger, C. “Trophic Interactions and Ecological Stability across coral reefs in the Marshall Islands

 Climate Change Directorate

Environmental Protection Authority. Coastal Water Quality Report

 Marshall Islands Environmental Protection Authority (RMIEPA),  Climate Change Directorate

Dataset for all published SOEs (State of the Environment) reports for the Republic of the Marshall Islands

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (originally known as EOS AM-1) and Aqua (originally known as EOS PM-1) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from north to south across the equator in the morning, while Aqua passes south to north over the equator in the afternoon. Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewing the entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, acquiring data in 36 spectral bands, or groups of wavelengths (see MODIS Technical Specifications).

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

OSCAR (Ocean Surface Current Analysis Real-time) contains near-surface ocean current estimates, derived using quasi-linear and steady flow momentum equations. The horizontal velocity is directly estimated from sea surface height, surface vector wind and sea surface temperature. These data were collected from the various satellites and in situ instruments. The model formulation combines geostrophic, Ekman and Stommel shear dynamics, and a complementary term from the surface buoyancy gradient. Data are on a 1/3 degree grid with a 5 day resolution.

 Climate Change Directorate

Coral reef biodiversity community based assessment and conservation planning in the Marshall Islands 2002

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Conservation International, GRID-Arendal and Geoscience Australia recently collaborated to produce a map of the global distribution of seafloor geomorphic features. The global seafloor geomorphic features map represents an important contribution towards the understanding of the distribution of blue habitats. Certain geomorphic feature are known to be good surrogates for biodiversity. For example, seamounts support a different suite of species to abyssal plains.

 Climate Change Directorate

Bikini Atoll Coral Biodiversity and World Heritage List

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Tuna fisheries assessment reports provide current information on the tuna fisheries of the western and
central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) and the fish stocks (mainly tuna) that are impacted by them. The
information provided in this report is summary in nature, but a list of references (mostly accessible via
the internet) is included for those seeking further details. This report is a smart PDF so if you click on a
reference within the document it will take you to the figure/section; to return to the page you were on,
press alt and the left arrow key.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Ramsar Wetland Fact Sheet for Namdrik Atoll from 2009-2012.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This NSP is a result of a national consultative process among government ministries and agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) the private sector and all relevant stakeholders, and provides a broad consensus on the necessity for Marshallese to clearly define the future of the country. The process provided the basis upon which this NSP: its Vision, Objectives, Context and Strategies were developed.

 Marshall Islands Environmental Protection Authority (RMIEPA),  Climate Change Directorate,  Marshall Islands National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)

old images from 1979 of waves and erosion on Majuro atoll during Tropical Cyclone Alice