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U.S. Geological Survey
Fact Sheet 64-03
July 2003 - Online Version 1.0

The Marine Realms Information Bank --
A Coastal and Marine Digital Library

  The Marine Realms Information Bank (MRIB) is a digital library designed to classify, integrate, and facilitate access to scientific information about the oceans and the adjacent parts of the atmosphere and solid Earth, as well as to the people, techniques, and organizations involved in marine science. By integrating information science and communication technology, the MRIB creates a new vision of libraries and scientific publishing and provides a dynamic environment for the global sharing of digital information. The MRIB, which is a joint effort of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), is available on the World Wide Web at

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