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Draw from the EMU framework, connect with the EMU Science Team, and share your findings in the Esri Living Atlas of the World.

EMUs have always been a collaborative effort. From the GEO consortium commissioning the project to Esri scientists, USGS, NOAA, Natureserve, and international academic institutions providing feedback throughout the project, EMUs and their underlying insights would not be possible without valuable inputs from a large team of contributors. What has been built is only the beginning, though. Scientists across the globe are encouraged to expand EMUs with their own data that can be shared with Esri to form a more current picture of our oceans. Take advantage of pre-existing analysis. Emulate the EMU development framework. Participate in joint research. Distribute your discoveries.

EMUs reinforce your research


Prominent contributors and esteemed experts

Roger G. SayreSenior ScientistLand Change Science Program, United States Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA
Dawn J. WrightChief ScientistEsri, Redlands, California, USA
Sean P. BreyerProgram Manager of ContentEsri, Redlands, California, USA
Kevin A. ButlerSpatial Statistics Product EngineerEsri, Redlands, California, USA
Keith Van GraafeilandOcean Content Product EngineerEsri, Redlands, California, USA
Mark J. CostelloAssociate ProfessorInstitute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Peter T. HarrisManaging DirectorGRID-Arendal, Arendal, Norway
Kathleen L. GoodinChief of Staff, Science Division and DirectorMarine Program, NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA
John M. GuinotteFish and Wildlife BiologistUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, Colorado, USA
Zeenatul BasherResearch TechnologistNational Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA
Maria T. KavanaughPostdoctoral ScholarWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
Patrick N. HalpinAssociate Professor of Marine Geospatial EcologyNicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Mark E. MonacoDirector of Center for Coast Monitoring and AssessmentNational Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Noel A. CressieDistinguished ProfessorNational Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Peter AnielloSolutions Engineernow at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Charles E. FryeChief CartographerEsri, Redlands, California, USA
Drew StephensIndustry Manager, Educational ResearchEsri, Redlands, California, USA