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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 Oregon Coastal and Oceans Information Network (OCOIN) is a partnership of Portland State...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016)Coastlines are beautiful and appealing places...
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,...
Map by John Ame Note: Oregon's Coast Range is defined here as all of the Coast Range...

Maps and Tools

The Communities Reporter is a unique resource for community practitioners as it links over 1000... more

Data Collections

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