Mapping Human Activities in the Oceans

11 January 2024
GIS Lounge

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A new publication in Nature reveals that human activity in the world’s oceans is increasing at an exponential rate, with an estimated economic impact of $1.5 trillion, which is expected to double by 2030.

This highlights the need for better monitoring of human activities in the oceans, which are increasingly becoming a place for exploitation.

The study uses geospatial technologies to better map these activities and determine their potential impact.