MAPS DEVELOPED BY LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY
GEOSPATIAL DATA CENTRE
A mapping tool showing Thunder Bay Harbour environmental issues, remediation (cleanup) projects and historical imagery.
Superior Streams mapping project provides information about stream and watershed characteristics including: riverbed material, bank stability, water temperature, riparian vegetation and shade, local land use and land cover, in-stream vegetation, fish habitat and cover, and barriers to fish movement. Includes 50 streams from the Pigeon River border crossing to Marathon, Ontario.
GREAT LAKES SHORELINE VIEWERS AND TOOLS
Landview allows creation of customized maps based upon selection of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources data layers. Choose from public lands, water bodies, roads, aerial photos, and more.
This U.S. Geological Survey website provides access to a series of tools and data to support the Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Restoration Assessment (GLCWRA) models. The GLCWRA uses principles of geodesign to identify areas along U.S. coast of the Great Lakes that have the most potential to restore coastal wetland habitat.
The Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Decision Support Tool allows users to interact with a variety of information relevant to coastal wetland conservation and management. The tool includes Wetland Mapping Tools and Decision Support Tools .
The Great Lakes Shoreviewer is a risk assessment and climate adaptation planning tool. It provides stunning, oblique-angle color photography plus multiple layers of additional analysis for prioritized sections of Great Lakes coastline in Michigan (Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron). It also provides potential risk rankings (high, medium, low) for coastal property, buildings, roads and infrastructure.
This site provides a centralized location to discover, acquire and publish geospatial data for areas within the Great Lakes region.
This is a map system showing the intensity of recreactional activity including sport fishing, recreational boating, birding, beach use and park visits for all five Great Lakes. Both the United States and Canada are included. Recreational sites were compared to the research team’s previously published “threat maps,” which show the location of 34 Great Lakes environmental stressors. Taken together, the maps show intensity of recreational use as well as environmental stress and provide an unprecedented scientific foundation upon which to sustainably manage the Great Lakes.
Associated Research Paper by the Great Lakes Environmental Assessment and Mapping Project published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Early Edition, Dec. 17, 2012).
This map system helps users visualize impacts of increased and decreased water levels. This system is part of the Digital Coast Program of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
These marine charts are produced by NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Provided by MarineTraffic.com, this handy site allows you to track and view stats on vessels moving through Lake Superior, the Great Lakes, and the world – in real time.