Sanctuary Integrated Monitoring Network
SIMoN Tools

Interactive Maps

Sanctuary Ecologically Significant Areas Map

Launch Map sesa map sample The Sanctuary Ecologically Significant Areas (SESAs) Map was built with ArcGIS Online and Adobe Flex, and designed to give staff, public and our constituents access to most of the data MBNMS used in designing SESAs. SESAs encompass remarkable, representative and/or sensitive marine habitats, communities and ecological processes. They are focal areas for facilitating research to better understand natural and human-caused variation. Contact Chad King at (831) 647-4228 or for questions, comments, or assistance.

MPA Monitoring Map

Launch Map mpa map sample The SIMoN MPA Monitoring Map is a Google Maps application designed to facilitate coordination amongst investigators to understand and manage State Marine Protected Areas in the region. Contact Steve Lonhart at (831) 420-3661 or for questions, comments, or assistance.

Sanctuary Characterization & Image Display (SCID)

Launch Map SCID viewer sample SCID provides rapid dissemination of Sanctuary characterization information (including video imagery, frame grabs, and ultimately scientific data) to Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) staff, researchers, and the public using a user-friendly graphical interface.

Water Quality Viewer

Launch Map water quality viewer sample The SIMoN Water Quality Monitoring Viewer is a Google Maps application that provides the locations, measurement types, and data access information for water quality monitoring programs in the region. Contact Bridget Hoover at (831) 647-4217 or for questions, comments, or assistance.

CeNCOOS Data Portal

Launch Map CeNCOOS CDP The CeNCOOS Data Portal (CDP) allows you to do the following: 1) Examine real-time plots or tables of eight ocean and weather variables from ocean and coastal assets; 2) Observe real-time ocean and coastal images through webcams; 3) Generate data plots or tables in 30-day blocks (date range depends on asset); 4) Download up to 30 days of data from assets for Google Earth (KML) and machine-to-machine access (XML) or text editors (CSV/TSV)."