This Dashboard gives an overview of GIS related datasets on the Pacific Environment Portal. From digital atlases, interactive spatial data viewers to open access geospatial data repositories and online maps. You can find it all on this dashboard.
An open access geospatial data repository for the Pacific Region providing premier geophysical, geodetic, and marine spatial data sets.
The PacificMap provides easy access to spatial data: drag and drop your own spatial data on the map, or browse the Data Catalogue.
OpenStreetMap data is available for 14 Pacific Island Countries, in a GIS-friendly format. The OSM data has been split into layers based on themes (buildings, roads, points of interest, etc), and comes bundled with a QGIS project to help you get started with using the data. For more details click above or search for the OSM dataset on your national Environment Data Portal.
The Allen Coral Atlas aims to provide a high-resolution, up-to-date global image of the world’s coral reefs, and detailed maps showing the composition and structure of important reefs located throughout the world.
Marine Atlas - Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
The Marine Atlases for Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu can be found on this portal. You can find both the reports and links to the Interactive data viewers. Search for the datasets using the keywords "Marine Atlas MACBIO".
Open dataset of boundaries and regulations that apply to marine protected areas (MPAs) and fishery management areas in international marine waters.
Freely available high-resolution topographic vector data for a selection of Pacific Island Countries.
The GEOSS Portal is an online map-based user interface which allows users to discover and access Earth observation data and resources from different providers from all over the world.
Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative. OpenDRI repository for the Pacific Region providing premier risk-related geospatial data sets.
The UN Biodiversity Lab is an online platform that allows policymakers and other partners to access global data layers, upload and manipulate their own datasets, and query multiple datasets to provide key information on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and nature-based Sustainable Development Goals.
The Digital Atlas of Micronesia is the foremost source of maps and geospatial information for the Federated States of Micronesia.
Online interactive coral reef atlas that allows users to explore all of the coral reefs and shallow water marine habitats mapped on the Global Reef Expedition (Living Oceans Foundation).
Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network data portal: this data portal contains platforms and products measuring ocean acidification parameters around the world.
The Mapping Ocean Wealth data viewer is a live online resource for sharing understanding of the value of marine and coastal ecosystems to people. It includes global maps, regionally-specific studies, reference data, and a number of “apps” providing key data analytics. One example is the Mangrove Restoration Potential Map.
A magazine by women active in the geospatial industry to promote the profession to girls in school.
If you want to learn GIS skills to help you map protected areas, these 3 video's are for you. This collection of videos is an introductory, basic-level training to open source GIS software (QGIS) targeting technical-level government officers.
Want to create a map, open a GIS file or do spatial analysis? QGIS is a Free and Open Source Geographic Information System that allows you to do that. The Pacific Environment Portal shows you how to get started: https://pacific-data.sprep.org/dataset/qgis