Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping

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Great Lakes Region

Image of the Great Lakes Region of the U.S. Mapping Coordination website.

To participate in coordinated U.S. planning efforts for the Great Lakes Region, please visit

Related IWG Activities
The IWG hosted a Great Lakes Mapping Summit in 2017. For more information, please contact us.

Regional Mapping Points of Contact

NOAA Great Lakes Regional Coordinator

NOAA Regional Geospatial Coordinator

NOAA Regional Navigation Manager

NOAA Regional Geodetic Advisor

USGS Mapping Liaison

Links to Regional Mapping Resources

Great Lakes Bottom Mapping Working Group
The Great Lakes Bottom Mapping Working Group (BMWG) facilitates the collection, harmonization, sharing, and use of continuous high-resolution maps and data about Great Lakes bathymetry, habitat, maritime cultural resources, and biology.

Lakebed 2030 TechSurge
Inspired by the Seabed 2030 initiative, the Marine Technology Society Great Lakes Section and Northwestern Michigan College are hosting annual TechSurge events in October to focus on marine mapping and observation data; develop a strategy to catalog new and existing lakebed information; and share the latest technology developments and advance business development.