Ecosystems and Land Cover
This map shows different wetland types, as well as lakes and rivers, across North America.
This map shows North American marine ecoregions.
Ecological regions are areas of general similarity in ecosystems and in the type, quality, and quantity of environmental resources.
These images are clear-sky composites of land surface cover in North America during 2006.
The North American Forest map shows the distribution of eighteen different primary ecological zones pertaining to forest systems within Canada, Mexico, and the United States.