Global Ocean Asset Data Guide


A guide for the use of global ocean asset data in ocean accounting, March 2022


UNEP-WCMC 2022. Global Ocean Asset Data Guide. A guide for the use of global ocean asset data in ocean accounting. Global Ocean Accounts Partnership and UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 


Laura Friedrich, Steven King, Sara Pruckner and Claudia Faustino (UNEP-WCMC) 


This report was made possible with support from the United Kingdom Government Blue Planet Fund.

The Guide and Global Ocean Asset Data Inventory were produced with invaluable input and support from the following people.

Country consultees: Hoang Viet Anh (GFD consulting Ltd.) and Kim Thuy Ngoc (Head, Division of Science and International Cooperation, Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)), Vietnam. Irfan Yulianto (Rekam Nusantara Foundation), Annisya Rosdiana (Rekam Nusantara Foundation), and Firdaus Agung (Directorate General for Marine Spatial Management, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries), Indonesia. Kenneth Findlay and Tainã G. Loureiro (Centre for Sustainable Oceans, Cape Peninsula University of Technology), South Africa. Rup Singh (University of the South Pacific), Fiji. Rocky Harris (Defra), United Kingdom. Jessica Andrews and François Soulard (Statistics Canada), Canada. 

Expert consultant on the Inventory: CAI Lyutong. 

Inventory team at UNEP-WCMC: Sara Pruckner, Claudia Faustino, Ben Lucas, Lucie Guirkinger. 

Expert input at UNEP-WCMC: Lauren Weatherdon, Chris McOwen. 

Global Ocean Accounts Partnership team: Jordan Gacutan, Teerapong Praphotjanaporn, Ben Milligan.  

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