Oceans Act Areas of Interest

Oceans Act Areas of Interest The selection of an Area of Interest (AOI) marks the beginning of the Oceans Act Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The process includes completing detailed ecological and socioeconomic assessments, setting conservation objectives, determining boundaries and management measures, and eventually developing the regulations under section 35 of the Oceans Act. Collaboration, consultation, and engagement occurs with stakeholders and partners throughout each step of this process. 2022-01-17 Fisheries and Oceans Canada DFO.NCRMPCGIS-PCMSIGNCR.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca Economics and IndustryForm DescriptorsNature and EnvironmentScience and TechnologyArctic OceanAtlantic OceanPacific OceanMarine Protected AreaArea of InterestAOIMarine heritageMarine conservation areasAquatic ecosystems Oceans Act Areas of InterestESRI REST https://gisp.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/FGP/Oceans_Act_Areas_of_Interest/MapServer/0 Oceans Act Areas of InterestCSV https://pacgis01.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/FGPPublic/Oceans_Act_Areas_of_Interest/DFO_AOI_MPO_SI.csv Oceans Act Areas of InterestCSV https://pacgis01.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/FGPPublic/Oceans_Act_Areas_of_Interest/DFO_AOI_MPO_SI_Description.csv Oceans Act Areas of InterestESRI REST https://gisp.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/FGP/Oceans_Act_Areas_of_Interest/MapServer/0

The selection of an Area of Interest (AOI) marks the beginning of the Oceans Act Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The process includes completing detailed ecological and socioeconomic assessments, setting conservation objectives, determining boundaries and management measures, and eventually developing the regulations under section 35 of the Oceans Act. Collaboration, consultation, and engagement occurs with stakeholders and partners throughout each step of this process.

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Delivery Point: 200 Kent St.

City: Ottawa

Administrative Area: Ontario

Postal Code: K1A 0E6

Country: Canada

Electronic Mail Address: DFO.NCRMPCGIS-PCMSIGNCR.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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