Discover tips and tricks with How Tuesday webinars

Created to support new and experienced Portal users, How Tuesday webinars are a great place to discover tips and find answers to your ocean mapping questions from Portal team members and your colleagues through out the Mid-Atlantic Ocean region.

Scan through a selection of our recent recordings below or check our calendar for details on upcoming live webinars. For our full archive of webinars and other Portal videos, visit our YouTube Channel (more recent videos) or our Vimeo page (older videos).

June 2022 How Tuesday: Intro to the Portal

Our 6/7/22 webinar offered a beginner lesson on our data, tools and features.

NOVEMBER 2021: 'How Tu' Use the Portal's Tools

Our 11/16/21 edition of the Portal’s “How Tuesday” webinar series provided a tutorial on using Groups and the Portal’s other advanced tools.

SEPTEMBER 2021: Port Access Route Studies Update & Map Data Webinar

In this 9/14/21 webinar, presented in partnership with the Coast Guard and Northeast Regional Ocean Council, Coast Guard personnel presented information on findings, public comment opportunities and next steps for a series of Port Access Route Studies (PARS) focused on major East Coast ports.

June 2020 How Tuesday: N.J./Delaware Bay PARS and Cape Fear Anchorage

Our 6/16/20 webinar centered on a Coast Guard Port Access Route Study (PARS) area extending offshore from Long Branch, NJ, to Ocean City, MD, and a proposed anchorage area near the Cape Fear River in North Carolina.

Earth Day 2020 Webinar: Shifting Fish Species

Our 4/22/20 webinar examined a series of maps on the Portal illustrating shifts that have taken place over the last five decades by several fish species living along the East Coast.With presenters Chris Bruce and Marta Ribera of The Nature Conservancy.

April 2020 Webinar: MARACOOS Data

The 4/14/20 webinar featured Michael Crowley of MARACOOS and Rutgers University and Kelly Knee of RPS North America discussing a series of oceanography maps on the Portal and the data products on the MARACOOS OceansMap that were used to create them.

January 2020 How Tuesday: Coast Guard Data

In our 1/21/20 webinar, Jerry Barnes and Matt Creelman of the Fifth Coast Guard District demonstrated how to use the Portal to analyze proposed anchorage areas in the Delaware and Chesapeake Bay vicinities, and a new Port Access Route Study area extending from North Carolina to Maryland.

January 2020 Diving Bird Migration Data Webinar

The Northeast Ocean Data Portal, in coordination with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, hosted a 1/10/20 webinar about species movement maps that were added to both the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Portals.

July 2019 Marine Life Data Webinar

Our 7/31/19 webinar provided a tour of new and improved fish and marine mammal data available on the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portals.

December 2018: AIS Vessel Traffic Data

September 2018: Mapping Marine Life on the East Coast

The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portals offered a joint webinar on 9/28/18 that covered how the sites' collections of roughly 3,000 marine life maps were aggregated and demonstrated how to access the data.

June 2018 How Tuesday: Communities at Sea & Fishing Data

Our 6/12/18 webinar explored the Portal’s library of nearly 1,000 commercial fishing maps and its new Communities at Sea search tool.

October 2017 How Tuesday: Coastal and Ocean Acidification

Our Oct. 24 How Tuesday webinar covered the Portal’s seven coastal and ocean acidification monitoring sites maps and featured an informative discussion about the issue in the Mid-Atlantic.

July 2017: Mapping Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Our July 11 webinar showcased online mapping tools in the Mid-Atlantic that illustrate risks posed to coastal areas, such as flooding, severe storms and sea level rise.