California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Marine Region GIS Unit

Providing GIS data for California Marine Science and Management

A CDFW Marine & Coastal Data Viewer

  Screenshot of Marine & Coastal Map Viewer

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Marine GIS Downloads

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine Region (MR) GIS Lab is a state-of-the-art GIS and Remote Sensing facility which specializes in coastal and marine applications. The staffs' expertise includes processing spatial data from a wide variety of Remote Sensing platforms, raster-based spatial analysis, data management, and map production. Project priorities for the Lab are determined by the Marine Region's focus on the California Marine Life Management Act and the California Marine Life Protection Act.

The GIS Lab actively acquires and distributes spatial data related to:

  • The State's coastline
  • Bathymetry
  • Fisheries
  • Marine government regulatory units
  • Natural resources
  • Seafloor characteristics
  • Marine habitat models

Marine Region GIS Contact Information

Office Address:
CDFW Marine Region
20 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Suite 100
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 649-7143