This Worldview of the UN Atlas of the Oceans presents material by geographic areas.
The interactive world map allows a geographic search of all topics and knowledge objects in the UN Atlas. Geographic areas have been developed using the AGROVOC Thesaurus, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), as a global standard.
Boundaries and names shown and the designations used on the map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.
Maps, Statistics and Databases offers an entry point to all maps currently available from the UN Atlas. Following the links below, the user can directly access maps on particular topics and external collections of maps related to the oceans.
UNdata is the brainchild of UNSD, the statistical arm of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the coordinator of statistical activities throughout the UN System. UNSD's core mission is to advance the development of the global statistical system and promote the dissemination of statistical information. This database service is part of a project launched by UNSD in 2005, called "Statistics as a Public Good", whose objectives are to provide free access to global statistics, to educate users about the importance of statistics for evidence-based policy and decision-making and to assist National Statistical Offices of Member Countries to strengthen their data dissemination capabilities. The project is implemented in partnership with Statistics Sweden and the Gapminder Foundation with partial financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).