Strips of land (of indefinite width) that extend from the low-tide line inland to the first major change in landform features. [Adapted from Glossary of Geology, 4th ed.]
Alexandria Digital Library Feature Type Thesaurus
Land-use planning for nearshore ecosystem services--the Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model [ More info] Describes the types of concerns and observations used to help area resource managers analyze actual or potential changes in this highly developed ecosystem.
Marin tsunami (video) [ More info] Guidelines for correct tsunami response and community preparedness from local emergency managers, first-responders, and leading experts on tsunami hazards and warnings.
Marine aggregate resources and processes [ More info] Regional studies mapping the seafloor sedimentary character and assessing marine sand and gravel resources around the United States, to inform beach nourishment and coastal restoration, benthic habitat and sediment transport studies
Moderate-resolution sea surface temperature data for the nearshore North Pacific [ More info] Downloadable monthly average SST data along the north Pacific coast in 4km grid cells for 29 years as shapefile, CSV, GIS grids, and Microsoft Access databases.
National Assessment of Shoreline Change Project [ More info] The Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting an analysis of historical shoreline changes along open-ocean sandy shores of the conterminous United States and parts of Alaska and Hawaii.
National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program [ More info] Primary homepage for the National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program studying water quality in river, aquifer and coastal water basins throughout the nation. Links to reports, data, models, maps and national synthesis studies.
Natural hazards: Hurricanes [ More info] News and related information focusing on the hazards associated with hurricanes in the United States.
Northern Gulf of Mexico ecosystem change and hazard susceptibility [ More info] Map interfaces and data in the area offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama which was affected most by hurricane Katrina and, more recently, the oil spill.
Remote video monitoring [ More info] Links to remote video monitoring field stations with video and water level data, plus links to image processing software tools, processed video examples, and other uses of video descriptions.
Science supporting Gulf of Mexico oil-spill response, mitigation, and restoration activities-Assessment, monitoring, mapping, and coordination [ More info] Explains and shows data and expertise we were able to provide to Federal agencies and decision makers to help them deal with this difficult situation.
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