Maryland Coastal Atlas

Created: 9/30/2021 - Updated: 10/01/2021

Overview

The Coastal Atlas is a mapping tool that allows state and local decision-makers to visually analyze and explore coastal and ocean data layers for project and planning purposes.  Using the built-in tools, the user can query, map, and analyze spatial data to better understand Maryland's marine resources.  The map layers include everything from recreational use and species habitat areas to shoreline erosion rates and sea level rise vulnerability. 

Audience

The tool is intended to be used by coastal planners and state and local decision-makers.

Organization(s)

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.

Keywords

Scale of Project
State / Provincial
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Flooding
Sea level rise
Type of Tool
Decision Support
Modeling and Analysis
Visualization
Habitat/Biome Type
Coastal
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Create/enhance resources and tools
Climate Type
Temperate
Tool Cost
Free