Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem services are the benefits that nature provides to people.

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Land Cover Data

Download nationally standardized land cover data and change information from NOAA’s C-CAP program.

Mapping Ocean Wealth

Evaluate and visualize global, regional, and local ecosystem benefits to enhance natural resource planning and policy decisions.


Access interactive tools and resources for exploring the benefits people receive from nature or “ecosystem goods and services.”

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

Learn more about this scientific appraisal of the condition and trends in the world’s ecosystems and the services provided.