The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is dedicated to research
and education to advance understanding of the ocean and its
interaction with the Earth system, and to communicating this
understanding for the benefit of society.
Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Vocabularies (CMSPV)
Vocabulary and Ontology development within the context of the overall development of Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) and Ocean and Coastal Modeling (OCM) portals by environmental inter-agency collaboration to provide search and browse options that inspire user confidence that all relevant information has been found; data providers will know how to create metadata to increase the likelihood that their information will be found.