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County departments identify specific actions to adapt to climate change through the Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risk training.
The Habitat Priority Planner and C-CAP data were used to identify and prioritize habitat restoration projects to meet goals identified in the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy.
C-CAP data helped in the development of a conservation plan for the Yaquina watershed.
C-CAP data and additional land cover analysis highlight the loss of forests and related ecosystem services following Hurricane Katrina.
High-resolution imagery was used to assess and monitor the effect of boating activity on seagrass meadows in Redfish Bay.
The Beach-Dune Susceptibility Assessment uses lidar and aerial imagery data to develop a vulnerability rating.
C-CAP data were used to produce additional land cover information to assess the risk of fire and the proximity to urban developments.
New Jersey is engaging communities in hazard mitigation planning through the use of vulnerability assessment tools.
C-CAP data were analyzed using the Nonpoint Source Pollution and Erosion Comparison Tool to understand hydrologic processes in the Hanalei Bay watershed.
OpenNSPECT and the Habitat Priority Planner were used to assess land based threats and prioritize restoration areas.
The Tutuila Hazard Assessment Template (T-HAT) was developed to facilitate the identification of potential multi-hazard risk areas for any location on the main island of Tutuila.
C-CAP data were used in the assessment of water resource health and stability in the Delaware River basin.
C-CAP data were used to produce additional land cover information to assess the impact of impervious surface on water supply.
C-CAP data were used to evaluate the impacts of Hurricane Katrina in Breton Sound, Louisiana, and assess how this area had recovered almost one year later.
Partners unite to put the right Digital Coast data, tools, and training into the hands of communities working to restore vital estuary habitat
The Coastal Resilience Long Island tool is being used by decision makers to gain a better understanding of ecological, social, and economic impacts from coastal hazards.
GIS service centers were established to build the technical capacity of coastal land trusts.
A participatory process was used to map coastal-use data to reduce anthropogenic threats to coral reefs.
Participatory mapping incorporates traditional knowledge into coastal planning and restoration.
The Habitat Priority Planner was used with C-CAP high-resolution land cover data to compile natural resource data for community consideration of a range of watershed management strategies.
Benthic habitat maps were used to support conservation and restoration efforts in New York’s South Shore Estuary Reserve.
Coastal managers in Maine employed the Habitat Priority Planner tool and C-CAP data to help identify suitable habitat for the endangered New England cottontail.
CanVis was used to illustrate the visual impacts of docks and piers on ponds.
Sediment erosion and accretion were calculated for over 375 miles of shoreline, providing the first context for assessing regional impacts.
Four counties joined forces with other agencies and organizations to agree upon consistent methods for mapping sea level rise to better prepare for sea level rise-related issues.
The Habitat Priority Planner and participatory mapping techniques helped establish a National Scenic Byway on Edisto Island, South Carolina.
A New Hampshire project involving residents of towns within the Lamprey River watershed helped shape state legislation that strengthened watershed protections.
New Hampshire communities used the Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risk to assess and address vulnerabilities and work toward reducing risk.
The Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risk approach and Coastal Resilience Decision Support Framework helped inform a Connecticut community’s recovery response to Hurricane Sandy.
Benthic habitat data and imagery help monitor change in the Klawock Lagoon after the construction of a culvert to restore ocean access.
The Habitat Priority Planner tool and C-CAP data helped in the development of a strategic conservation plan to preserve local communities for future generations.
The Multipurpose Marine Cadastre and data helped evaluate potential impacts of ocean energy projects in California.
Lake-level drop scenarios and digital elevation models help regulators make informed shoreline management decisions.
WEMo was used to hindcast wind wave energy distribution during Hurricane Isabel.
The Habitat Priority Planner and N-SPECT were used with lidar and land cover data to identify sites that affect water quality in the Ko’olaupoko region.
The Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer helped a barrier island community develop an adaptation plan to prepare for and adapt to sea level rise.
Maryland used the Sea Level Affecting Marshes Model (SLAMM) to identify high-priority conservation areas that allow for wetland migration and future wildlife habitat.
The Mississippi-Alabama Habitat Mapper and the Habitat Priority Planner are being used to identify high-priority habitats, including those impacted by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill
C-CAP high-resolution land cover data helped identify watersheds where human land-use activity contributes to sediment and contaminants that impact coral reefs.
CanVis enabled officials to picture proposed changes to downtown areas.
CanVis was used to show stakeholders how offshore wind turbines would impact Lake Erie vistas.
The Coastal County Snapshots – Flood Exposure tool illustrates the importance of updating critical infrastructure maps for coastal parishes in Louisiana.
The Digital Coast partnership facilitates better communication between members of the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) and coastal state management programs.
Coastal flood Web-mapping applications help coastal managers in New England visualize and enhance awareness of coastal flooding.
Coastal conservation groups used the NatureServe Vista decision-support system to create new maps that aid in preservation of Georgia’s coastal habitat.
The Marine Cadastre’s Web services reduce the need for collecting spatial data for the Mid-Atlantic mapping portal.
Three decision-support tools were used to demonstrate the innovative application and integration of tools for land-use planning and ecosystem management.
WEMo helped reveal the link between marsh distribution and wave energy generated by extreme winds.
Benthic habitat data and imagery supported an ecosystem based management project in Humboldt Bay and restoration efforts in the Eel River Estuary.
High-resolution elevation data were used to create inundation maps for various flood levels at river forecast locations.
C-CAP data helped identify priority urban forests, which enhance the health of coastal ecosystems and the resilience of coastal communities.
C-CAP and lidar data were used to model potential future growth and land cover change.
N-SPECT was used to estimate the amount of sediment transported to Pelekane Bay.
High-resolution digital aerial imagery and topographic lidar support multiple applications throughout NOAA.
CanVis was used to give residents a clearer picture of how living shorelines look and function.
CanVis was used to illustrate the visual impact of high-rise condominium developments on scenic water vistas.
The Multipurpose Marine Cadastre data helped in the screening of areas for offshore energy projects.
California created a series of authoritative maps using the Marine Cadastre.
MarineMap helped in the design of new marine protected areas off the coast of Southern California.
Partners used the Sea Level Affecting Marshes Model and Habitat Priority Planner to identify priority lands to conserve as sea level rises.
Coastal managers in Maryland are using methods learned in the GIS Tools for Strategic Conservation Planning course to implement a new approach
Lidar data replaced existing field-based methods used to measure bluff recession rates.
Coastal lidar and aerial photography made it possible to create a diked-land vulnerability inventory to help Oregon prepare for sea-level rise.
The Multipurpose Marine Cadastre data viewer enhanced communication in the development of “Wind Energy Areas.”
Planning commissioners used CanVis to help visualize the benefits of a passive public park.
A demonstration of the Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer spurred discussion at a hazards awareness exhibit.
Maps created using lidar-derived elevation data engage stakeholders and illustrate future impacts of tidal flooding caused by sea level rise.
Lidar data were used to generate maps showing the possible impacts of inundation using three different sea level rise scenarios.