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) aims to unite...
The Partnership for Coastal Watersheds is a collaborative community coalition guided by a diverse...
"Land use" refers specifically to human uses of the land. The term "land cover" is used for...
Photo Credit: Pat Kight, Oregon Sea Grant (2012) Marine and coastal ecosystems are some of the...
Photo credit: Randy Baumhover, Shore Acres State Park, Oregon (2014)The term “biophysical”...

Maps and Tools

The NWFSC's mission is to conduct the science necessary to conserve marine and anadromous species... more

Data Collections

The West Coast Ocean Data Portal is a project of the West Coast Governors Alliance on Ocean Health... more