What types of content does an MSDI support?
MSDIs support the use of content on a large variety of topics including bathymetry, geology, marine infrastructure, ocean environment, boundaries and limits, and oceanography.
Hydrographic offices are contributing authoritative hydrospatial geographic information to a Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), which better supports national economic development and a blue economy. A nation's blue economy covers diverse industries and sectors such as communications, marine surveys, hydrography, marine renewables, security, energy, aquaculture, fishing, and offshore mining.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific partnered with Esri to develop the Pacific Ocean Accounting Portal.