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...
Photo Credit: Pat Kight, Oregon Sea Grant (2011) Marine fisheries are a...
When faced with the question of how climate change will affect Oregon wetlands, the current answer...
Coastal areas of Oregon (and the rest of western North America) are particularly vulnerable to...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016) Coastlines are beautiful and appealing...

Maps and Tools

With hundreds of map layers available to draw from, you can use the Oregon Explorer Map Viewer... more

Data Collections

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