Assisting the State to better understand how and where sea level rise inundation will affect coastal areas. Identifying coastal land characteristics for conservation in response to sea-level rise and potential co-benefits for carbon sequestration in the Chesapeake Bay region. This will enhance Maryland’s ability to prioritize and target protection and restoration activities.


The Department of Natural Resources leads Maryland in securing a sustainable future for our environment, society, and economy by preserving, protecting, restoring, and enhancing the State’s natural resources.