Coastal Planning

Coastal Planning

Oregon's coast, with its rugged headlands and shifting beaches, along with its susceptibility to natural hazards and its endangered habitats, offers many land use planning challenges.

Articles & Stories

Coastal areas of Oregon (and the rest of western North America) are particularly vulnerable to...
 The Oregon Coastal and Oceans Information Network (OCOIN) aims to unite data sources and make them...
The shift from a primarily natural resource based economy to one where tourism and retirement play...
Estuaries are places where the ocean and river mingle to create a dynamic, diverse, and highly...
Over sixty percent of all Americans live within 50 miles of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans,...

Maps and Tools

The Oregon Coastal Atlas provides access to data and information which can be used to inform... more

Data Collections

ShoreZone is an online inventory of the biology and geology of North America's Pacific coast from... more