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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

The Partnership for Coastal Watersheds is a collaborative community-driven project guided by a...
When faced with the question of how climate change will affect Oregon wetlands, the current answer...
 A rise in worldwide sea levels is one widely anticipated effect of global climate change. But...
Coastal areas of Oregon (and the rest of western North America) are particularly vulnerable to...
"Land use" refers specifically to human uses of the land. The term "land cover" is used for...

Maps and Tools

NOAA tool that enables users to select a coastal county and explore summary snapshots describing... more

Data Collections

The Oregon Spatial Data Library... more