Skip to main content
USGS - science for a changing world

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Environmental Studies Program

Environmental Studies Program


The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. Key functions of BOEM include: The Office of Strategic Resources, which is responsible for the development of the Five Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Natural Gas Leasing Program, oversees assessments of the oil, gas and other mineral resource potential of the OCS, inventories oil and gas reserves and develops production projections, and conducts economic evaluations that ensure the receipt of fair market [...]

Child Items (1)


Contact :
Jonathan Blythe


This is a catalog and repository for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's collaboration with the Human Dimensions of Climate Change.


Spatial Services

ScienceBase WMS


Additional Information

Alternate Titles

  • BOEM

Community Extension

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...