Gulf of Maine KnowledgeBase

KnowledgeBase is a catalogue of documents and data sets for the Gulf of Maine watershed. Currently, most records in KB are for Maine and Massachusetts. The catalogue is regularly updated with new items.


KnowledgeBase (KB) is a collaborative project between the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (GOMC) and the University of Maine. Currently, KB provides access to bibliogrgomaphic information. Records in KB are spatially referenced, so that users can locate information using text-based and map-based searches by state/province and by watershed.


You can search KB using a Quick Search, an Advanced Search or by Themes:


Quick Seach — Enter search term or use a series of "canned" queries to explore KB data sets.

Advanced Search — Customize your search by specific search criteria, like author, document type, and tags.

Special Collections — Find information on focus areas and topics, using KB partner web sites and portals. Current Special Collections include


Maps — Many KB data sets are supported by interactive maps. To view mapped data,



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