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Alder Creek slide subtidal surveys (through 11/15/2012)

Alder Creek slide subtidal surveys (through 11/15/2012)

Alder Creek slide subtidal surveys (through 11/15/2012). Update through 2014 to come.
Shoreline type along the central California coastline

Shoreline type along the central California coastline

Central California has a very diverse array of shoreline types. This map depicts all beaches (unconsolidated and sandy shoreline) within the Monterey Bay and Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries.
2012 Big Sur Nearshore Characterization and Alder Creek Dives

2012 Big Sur Nearshore Characterization and Alder Creek Dives

Mapped locations of 2012 Big Sur Nearshore Characterization and Alder Creek Dives. BSNC dives are conducted annually. Alder Creek from 2012-2014.
Marine Zones of Central California National Marine Sanctuaries (published 2010)

Marine Zones of Central California National Marine Sanctuaries (published 2010)

This map of Marine Zones of Central California National Marine Sanctuaries (published 2010) shows all relevant marine protected areas and zones that existed within Monterey Bay, Cordell Bank, and Gulf of Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries. Most still exist today.
Marine Zones of Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (published 2009)

Marine Zones of Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (published 2009)

This map of Marine Zones of Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (published 2009) shows all relevant marine protected areas and zones that existed then.
Cruise Ship Anchoring Sites

Cruise Ship Anchoring Sites

This map depicts permitted areas to anchor large cruise ships within Monterey Bay.
Winter Shipping Container/Benthic Ecology Cruise (Dec 11-16, 2013) Study Sites

Winter Shipping Container/Benthic Ecology Cruise (Dec 11-16, 2013) Study Sites

This map shows study areas during from the Winter Shipping Container/Benthic Ecology Cruise (Dec 11-16, 2013), which operated from the R/V Western Flyer. The purple polygons are Sanctuary Ecologically Significant Areas.
Deep Sea (Depth Zone Area by Sanctuary)

Deep Sea (Depth Zone Area by Sanctuary)

This map shows depth zones by sanctuary, focusing on the deep sea (>200 meters). Published in 2007.
Elkhorn Slough Elevation

Elkhorn Slough Elevation

This map shows elevation (measured by LiDAR) of Elkhorn Slough and surrounding areas. Published in 2007.
Elkhorn Slough Land Use

Elkhorn Slough Land Use

This map shows land use around Elkhorn Slough and surrounding areas. Published in 2007.
Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing and Monterey Canyon

Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing and Monterey Canyon

This map shows the proximity of the Monterey canyon (in the form of shaded relief) to the mouth of Moss Landing harbor and Elkhorn Slough. Published in 2010.
R/V Fulmar Dive Sites (8/06 - 2/12)

R/V Fulmar Dive Sites (8/06 - 2/12)

This map shows the location of 1,753 SCUBA dives conducted off of the R/V Fulmar from August 2006 through February 2012.
Sanctuary SCUBA Depths (0-130 ft)

Sanctuary SCUBA Depths (0-130 ft)

This map shows the approximate area that falls within the safe recreational SCUBA diving depths of 130 feet. This map appears at the Sanctuary Exploration Center in Santa Cruz.
Depth Classifications Within MBNMS and GFNMS

Depth Classifications Within MBNMS and GFNMS

This map shows the distribution of continental shelf, slope and rise around MBNMS and GFNMS. This map appears at the Sanctuary Exploration Center in Santa Cruz. Published in 2010.
Kelp Forests

Kelp Forests

This map shows the distribution of kelp canopy maxima along the central California coast, as published by California Department of Fish and Game, from 2002-2005. Published in 2007.
F/V McArthur II Cruise Video Sled Tracklines - April 2004

F/V McArthur II Cruise Video Sled Tracklines - April 2004

This map shows the cruise video sled tracklines run from the FSV McArthur II in April 2004. Published in 2004.
Mixed Soft Habitat

Mixed Soft Habitat

This map shows the distribution of habitat type (hard vs soft) throughout MBNMS. Published in 2008.
ROV Dives on Sur Ridge Through August 2016

ROV Dives on Sur Ridge Through August 2016

This map represents all 24 ROV dives conducted at Sur Ridge by MBARI and MBNMS through August 2016.
California Seamounts

California Seamounts

This map shows all known seamounts that occur in federal waters off the California coast.
National Marine Sanctuaries of Central California

National Marine Sanctuaries of Central California

This map depicts the three National Marine Sanctuaries that exist off the central California coast: Monterey Bay, Greater Farallones, and Cordell Bank.