Topics

Gain easy access to the Digital Coast resources most often associated with these topics.

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Adaptation Strategies

Coastal communities are striving to find new ways to protect the built and natural environment from powerful storms and frequent flooding. Provided below are exam...

Coastal and Ocean Economy

Coastal and ocean resources are productive drivers for the nation’s economy. NOAA's Digital Coast provides the tools and data sets used to quantify these impacts;...

Coastal Land Cover

Land cover maps document how much of an area is covered by natural and man-made features, such as development, wetlands, and forests. In addition to data, NOAA’s ...

Coastal Storms

Coastal storms can bring flooding, storm surge, and the potential for severe damage. Communities that prepare in advance are more resilient. These Digital Coast r...

Ecosystem Services

Nature provides many community benefits. Understanding how changes to the landscape may affect these benefits is important. The list below represents some of the...

Natural Infrastructure

Nature (and man-made systems that mimic natural processes) provides effective solutions for minimizing coastal flooding, erosion, and runoff. Provided below is a ...

Ocean Planning

The ocean is a busy place. A sample of the Digital Coast resources related to ocean planning is provided here.

Risk Communication

Coastal officials want to help people help themselves when faced with storms and other hazardous events. The products below represent a sample of the Digital Co...

Vulnerability Assessments

A good understanding of the people and places in harm’s way is an important first step for communities looking to address potential impacts from coastal flooding...

Water Quality

Good water quality is essential for human and environmental health. Here’s a sample of the resources available on NOAA's Digital Coast that help address this topic.