ENOW Explorer

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View and interact with Economics: National Ocean Watch (ENOW) data for your state or county without having to download the data set. Use the ENOW Explorer to describe and compare the six sectors of the ocean and Great Lakes economy:

  • living resources
  • marine construction
  • marine transportation
  • offshore mineral resources
  • ship and boat building
  • tourism and recreation


  • Provides a quick summary of your ocean economy
  • Compares your ocean economy to other states and counties
  • Displays the composition of your ocean economy
  • Shows how your ocean economy has changed over time
  • Produces downloadable graphics

Story Maps

A Tour of Ocean and Great Lakes Economies
ENOW data are used to highlight the ocean and Great Lakes economy and showcase some quick facts about each sector.

Ocean Sectors: Tourism and Recreation, Offshore Minerals
ENOW data are used to demonstrate who employs the most people and who generates the largest economic output in the ocean and Great Lakes economy.

Ocean Jobs by the Number
ENOW data are used to highlight areas that have a high number or proportion of jobs that depend on the resources of the oceans and Great Lakes.


ENOW Data Page

ENOW Data Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Ocean and Great Lakes Economy? (graphic)

Testimonials and Product Page
Presents basic information about the product and testimonials from product users

ENOW Announce List Server
Provides subscribers updates on socioeconomic resources for ocean and coastal management