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    November 2022

    Staff Picks, Funding Sources, and More

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    • Tech Topics: Analyzing Ecosystem Benefits
    • Stories From Your Peers: Work with Tribal Partners for the Best Results
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Put Green Infrastructure to Work in Your Community
    • Fast Fact: Hazard Mitigation Value
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    October 2022

    Staff Picks, Ecosystem Benefits, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Historical Hurricane Tracks Tool—20 Years Later and Still Just as Relevant
    • Stories From Your Peers: NOAA-Supported Series Brings First-Generation College Students into theFold
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Creative Funding Sources
    • Fast Fact: Wetland Benefits
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    September 2022

    Hurricane Tracks, Oyster Data, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Work with Large Amounts of Data, without Downloading
    • Stories from Your Peers: Largest-Ever West Coast Oyster Data Map
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Take the Mystery Out of Management
    • Fast Facts: Hurricane Costs
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    August 2022

    Lidar Data, Seagrass Restoration, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Good Ol’ Rockyweb
    • Stories from Your Peers: 3D Elevation Models Inform Seagrass Restoration Projects
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: After the Basics, Put Lidar to Work
    • Fast Facts: Tourism and Recreation
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    July 2022

    Vessel Traffic Data, Public Access, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Get Exactly the Vessel Traffic Data You Need
    • Stories from Your Peers: Programs Improve Public Access for All
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Give Everyone in Your Community a Seat at the Table
    • Fast Facts: Marine Debris
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    June 2022

    Lidar Data, Beach Renourishment, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Access Lidar in New Ways
    • Stories from Your Peers: Examining Sediment Transport Following a Hurricane
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Make a Fan of Your Opposition
    • Fast Facts: Marine Economy
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    May 2022

    Funding Resilience Projects, Economics, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Wonky Values in Your Economic Data? Let Us Explain
    • Stories from Your Peers: “Green” Expertise Meets New Infrastructure Era
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Learn How to Fund and Finance Your Coastal Resilience Project
    • Fast Facts: Land Cover Change
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    April 2022

    Land Cover, Economics, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Sometimes Land Cover "Change" Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story
    • Stories from Your Peers: Analyzing Future Urban Growth and Flood Risk
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Use Economics to Inform Your Decisions
    • Fast Facts: High Tide Flooding
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    March 2022

    Ocean Data, Planning Projects, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Covering Your Ocean Data Needs
    • Stories from Your Peers: 3D Model of Bay Sheds Light on Eelgrass Restoration, Adaptation Strategies
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Plan Effective Projects
    • Fast Facts: Great Lakes
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    February 2022

    County Data, Storm Resilience, and More

    Also Noted
    • 50 Years of Coastal Management
    • Tech Topics: Double-Check Your Astronomical Tide Values
    • Stories from Your Peers: Boosting Community Storm Resilience
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: County Data at Your Fingertips, Now Even Easier to Access
    • Fast Facts: Research Reserves
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    January 2022

    Lidar, Assessing Vulnerabilities, and More

    Also Noted
    • Kick Acronyms with Us: We’re Resolving to Slow Down the Use of Acronyms
    • Tech Topics: Make Using Lidar Data in ArcGIS a Breeze
    • Stories From Your Peers: Four NOAA Research Reserves Produce $165 Million in Yearly Economic Benefits
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Assess Vulnerabilities Efficiently and Effectively
    • Fast Fact: Natural Infrastructure
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    Decemeber 2021

    Resilient Marshes, Enforceable Policies, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Get Your Lidar Data to the Right Format
    • Stories From Your Peers: Creating a Comprehensive Plan for Resilient Salt Marshes
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Understand—So You Can Create—Enforceable Policies
    • Fast Fact: Coral Reefs
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    November 2021

    Stormwater Adaptation, Environmental Education, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Map Benthic Habitats Efficiently and Effectively
    • Stories From Your Peers: Environmental Educators Tailor Lessons to Diverse Student Needs
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Adapt Your Stormwater Management
    • Fast Fact: Hazard Mitigation Value
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    October 2021

    Coastal Economics, Project Evaluations, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Get Data for a Specific Shape, Like a Watershed
    • Stories From Your Peers: Valuing Rhode Island’s Blue Economy
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Short-Term Solutions Help Buy Time
    • Fast Fact: Wetland Benefits
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    September 2021

    Lidar Data, Upcoming Trainings, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Why Is the TIFF Black and White?
    • Stories from Your Peers: NOAA Helps Alaskans Plan for Imminent Threats and Future Resilience
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Define the Problem - Use These Steps
    • Fast Facts: Hurricane Costs
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    August 2021

    Working with Lidar, Planning Ahead for Disaster Response, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Go with the Lidar Workflow
    • Stories from Your Peers: Four NOAA Research Reserves Produce Millions in Yearly Economic Benefits
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Plan Ahead for Disaster Response
    • Fast Facts: Tourism and Recreation
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    July 2021

    Lidar Data Resources, Adaptation Planning, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Need Lidar Data?
    • Stories from Your Peers: NOAA Ups Data Equity to Assist Underserved Communities
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Adaptation Planning and Real Life
    • Fast Facts: Economics and Demographics
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    June 2021

    The Economics of Working Waterfronts, a Bold Approach to Building Resilience, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Finding the Economic Impact of Your Working Waterfront
    • Stories from Your Peers: Improving Stormwater Runo􀃡 Modeling in Washington
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Go Big or Go Home? We Say, Go Big and Save Homes
    • Fast Facts: Ocean Jobs
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    May 2021

    Flood Frequency, Return-On-Investments, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Calculating Coastal Flood Frequency
    • Stories from Your Peers: Restoration Dollars Bring Six Times the Return on Investment
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Easy-to-Understand Maps at Your Fingertips – Learn How
    • Fast Facts: Land Cover Change
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    April 2021

    Elevation Data, Risk Communication, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Finding Elevation Data Is Easier Than Ever
    • Stories from Your Peers: Building Awareness of Coastal Flood Risks
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Hold E􀃠ective Conversations While Discussing Risks
    • Fast Facts: High Tide Flooding
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    March 2021

    Dealing with Disruptive Behaviors, Green Infrastructure, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Green Infrastructure Effectiveness
    • Stories from Your Peers: Coastal Program Chips in During Pandemic to Keep Beaches Clean
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Deal with Disruptive Behaviors
    • Fast Facts: Great Lakes
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    February 2021

    Reducing Flooding, Successful Partnerships, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Reduced Flooding AND Cheaper Insurance Premiums
    • Stories from Your Peers: Modeling Future Development for Eastern North Carolina
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Leverage FEMA Programs for Local Success
    • Fast Facts: Research Reserves
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    January 2021

    Water Quality, Green Infrastructure, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Use Land Cover as a Water Quality Indicator
    • Stories From Your Peers: Improving Emotional Health after a Hurricane
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Take Your Green Infrastructure to New Heights
    • Fast Fact: Natural Infrastructure
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    Decemeber 2020

    Lidar Data, Virtual Meetings, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Get Lots of Data from Multiple Links in a Snap
    • Stories From Your Peers: Using Lidar to Determine Bluff Recession Rates
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: When Planning an Effective Virtual Meeting, It’s All about the Timing
    • Fast Fact: Coral Reefs
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    November 2020

    Green Infrastructure, Habitat Conservation, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Geospatial Data in the Wrong Place?
    • Stories From Your Peers: Balancing Habitat Conservation with Public Beach Access
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Green Infrastructure Success – You’ve Got This
    • Fast Fact: Land Cover Change
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    October 2020

    Water Quality, Meeting Facilitation, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Using Land Cover Data as a Water Quality Indicator
    • Stories From Your Peers: Identifying Conservation Priorities for Sea Level Rise Adaptation
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Lead Your Next Meeting with Confidence
    • Fast Fact: Wetland Benefits
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    September 2020

    Writing SMART Objectives, Marsh Studies, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Next-Generation Satellite Data Furthers Coral Health Monitoring
    • Stories from Your Peers: Crabs in the Marsh Study
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: The SMART Way to Set Project Objectives
    • Fast Facts: Hurricane Costs
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    August 2020

    Shoreline Protection, Risk Assessment, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: To Create a Community Risk Assessment, Get Community Input
    • Stories from Your Peers: Student Marsh Plantings Save Shoreline from Devastating Hurricane
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Evaluate the Relationship between Community Goals and Policies
    • Fast Facts: Climate Change Predictions
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    July 2020

    Ecotourism, Participatory Mapping, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Map a Fuller Picture of Ocean Uses with Participatory GIS
    • Stories from Your Peers: Documenting the Economic Impact of Ecotourism – It Makes a Difference
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Facilitating Virtual Meetings? Help is on the Way!
    • Fast Facts: Aquaculture
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    June 2020

    Project Assessment, Community Resilience, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: To Get Helpful Feedback, Do This
    • Stories from Your Peers: Consider Sea Level Rise When Choosing New Utility Sites
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Community Resilience Planning on a Budget
    • Fast Facts: Weather Disasters and Costs
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    May 2020

    Ocean Data, Risk Communication, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Ocean Data—Find It. View It. THEN Download It.
    • Stories from Your Peers: Ecotours Bring Big Rewards
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Risk Communication Questions—We Have Answers!
    • Fast Facts: Hazard Mitigation Value
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    April 2020

    Lidar, Green Infrastructure, Flood Maps, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Work Together to Make Lidar Accessible
    • Stories from Your Peers: Training Inspires Community to Advance Green Infrastructure
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Start the Flood Risk Conversation with a Map
    • Fast Facts: NOAA 50th Anniversary
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    March 2020

    Water Quality, Meeting Engagement, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Analyze Land Cover for Water Quality Insight
    • Stories from Your Peers: Education Program Takes Root in Illinois Classrooms
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Swap Perspectives to Engage Meeting Participants
    • Fast Facts: Marine Debris
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    February 2020

    Marsh Migration, Marine Debris, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Identify When and Where Marshes Will Migrate
    • Stories from Your Peers: Don’t Trash Texas – Marine Debris Campaign
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Determine the Value of Your Local Marine Economy – Then Protect It
    • Fast Facts: Estuaries
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    January 2020

    Coastal Flooding, Wild Rice, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Breaklines from the Data Access Viewer
    • Stories from Your Peers: Combining Technical and Historical Data to Address Restoration Challenge
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Having the “Waters are Rising” Conversation with Your Community
    • Fast Facts: Natural Infrastructure
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    December 2019

    Sea Level Rise, Marsh Migration, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Investigate Your Neighborhood with the Sea Level Rise Viewer
    • Stories from Your Peers: Mitigating a Thorny Predatory Issue
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Plan Ahead for Marsh Migration
    • Fast Facts: High Tide Flooding
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    November 2019

    County Snapshots, Mental Shortcuts, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Facts and Graphics to Help Drive Your Point Home
    • Stories from Your Peers: Monitoring Increases Kayaker Safety at National Park
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Recognize Mental Shortcuts and How They Influence Risk Preparedness
    • Fast Facts: Land Cover Change
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    October 2019

    Green Infrastructure, Tsunami Resilience, and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Get Data for a Specific Shape, Like a Watershed
    • Stories from Your Peers: Four Oregon Jurisdictions Bolster Tsunami Resilience
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: To Successfully Implement Green Infrastructure, Start with the Code
    • News from Our Partners: Developing Urban Resilience
    • Fast Facts: Wetland Benefits
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    September 2019

    OceanReports Tool, Reducing Runoff, and Economic Valuation

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Get the Big Picture on Your Ocean Neighborhood
    • Stories from Your Peers: Volunteers Plant New Forest to Stem Grass Fire and Runoff Risks
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: No Price Tag Doesn’t Mean No Value
    • Fast Facts: Tourism and Recreation
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    August 2019

    Lidar Data Tips, Fisheries Management, and Stakeholder Engagement

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Make Using Lidar Data in ArcGIS a Breeze
    • Stories from Your Peers: Cold-Stun Alert Aids Fishery Managers and Seatrout Stocks
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Effectively Involve Stakeholders in Land Use Planning to Build Resilience
    • Fast Facts: Weather Disasters and Costs
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    July 2019

    Map Tips and Adaptation Strategy

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Map Benthic Habitats Efficiently and Effectively
    • Stories from Your Peers: San Diego County Benefits from Adaptation Strategy
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Make Your Maps Meaningful
    • Fast Facts: Ocean Jobs
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    June 2019

    TIFF File Help, Restoration Efforts in Puerto Rico, and more

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Why Is the TIFF Black and White?
    • Stories from Your Peers: NOAA Rehabs Puerto Rico Reefs, Trails, and Flood Maps
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Communicate Risks Effectively
    • Fast Facts: Economics and Demographics
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    May 2019

    Customized Sea Level Rise Viewers and Participatory Mapping

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Compare Past Shorelines to the Present – Digitize Them!
    • Stories from Your Peers: Hawaii Tool and Groundbreaking Adaptation Policies
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Get the Full Picture with Participatory Mapping
    • Fast Facts: Hazard Mitigation Value
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    April 2019

    Wetland Restoration and Stakeholder Engagement

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: The Best Ingredient for Creating the Best Product
    • Stories from Your Peers: Program Promotes Wetland Restoration by Reducing Regulatory Burden
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Put Focus Groups to Work
    • Fast Facts: Coral Reefs
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    March 2019

    Mapping Datums and Public Awareness Campaigns

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Choose Your View Wisely
    • Stories from Your Peers: Septic System Campaign Safeguards Waterways and Public Health
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Think Outside the Box to Build Local Flood Awareness
    • Fast Facts: Marine Debris
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    February 2019

    Lidar and Stormwater Resources

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Got Lidar?
    • Stories from Your Peers: Expanding Coastal Opportunities for People with Disabilities
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Flood Assessment Tool for Stormwater Systems
    • Fast Facts: Natural Infrastructure
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    December 2018

    Story Maps and Clean Water

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Tell Your Story with Pictures, Text, and Maps
    • Stories from Your Peers: Program Fosters Visibly Cleaner Boatyard and Marina Waters
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Find a Project Champion
    • Fast Facts: High Tide Flooding
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    November 2018

    Aquaculture and Blue Carbon

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: The Nation’s Only Comprehensive Aquaculture Data Set
    • Stories from Your Peers: Reserves Advance “Blue Carbon” Approach to Conserving Wetlands
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Easy-to-Understand Maps at Your Fingertips – Learn How
    • News from Our Partners: Learn from Experts at the Coastal Society’s Coastal Career Workshop
    • Fast Facts: Ports
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    October 2018

    Natural Infrastructure and More

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Green Infrastructure Effectiveness
    • Stories from Your Peers: Volunteers Clear 2,500 Pounds of Marine Debris in 24 Hours
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Assess Vulnerabilities Efficiently and Effectively
    • News from Our Partners: Developing Urban Resilience
    • Fast Facts: Wetland Benefits
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    September 2018

    All About Flood Risk

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Calculating Coastal Flood Frequency
    • Stories from Your Peers: Restoration Brings Six Times Return on Investment
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Weigh Buyout Relocation Pros and Cons
    • Fast Facts: Hurricane Costs
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    August 2018

    Lidar Data and Cheaper Insurance

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Reduced Flooding AND Cheaper Insurance Premiums
    • Stories from Your Peers: Digital Coast Site Provides Over $125 Million in Lidar Data
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Deal with Disruptive Behaviors
    • Fast Facts: Severe Weather Events
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    July 2018

    Economics and Wetland Benefits

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Use Economic Data to Make the Case
    • Stories from Your Peers: Urban Golf Course-Turned-Wetland Cuts Hurricane Harvey Flood Impacts
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Conserve Land to Reduce Flood Risk and Save Money
    • Fast Facts: Economics
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    June 2018

    Economics and Hazards

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: High-Resolution Land Cover for Sale
    • Stories from Your Peers: Mid-Atlantic Data Portal Reduces Ocean Conlicts
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Communicate Risks E􀃗ectively
    • Fast Facts: America's Coasts
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    May 2018

    Economics and Hazards

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Finding the Economic Impact of Your Working Waterfront
    • Stories from Your Peers: NOAA Tool Aids Charleston Sea Level Rise Strategy
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Leverage FEMA Programs for Local Success
    • Fast Facts: Hazard Mitigation Value
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    April 2018

    Water Quality and Adaptation Planning

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Using Land Cover as a Water Quality Indicator
    • Stories from Your Peers: Hurricane Protection Measures Go Up, Flood Insurance Rates Go Down
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Adaptation Planning and Real Life
    • Fast Facts: Coral Reefs
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    March 2018

    Tools and Tips for Coastal Management

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Best Data Visualization Tool Ever
    • Stories from Your Peers: Maps Benefit Birds, Forests, and Pocketbooks
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Navigate Virtual Meetings Like a Pro
    • Fast Facts: Marine Debris
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    February 2018

    This newsletter has a new look and new content!

    Also Noted
    • Tech Topics: Drone Considerations
    • Stories from Your Peers: Pre-Hurricane Work Can Make Post-Hurricane Life Better
    • Tips from the Digital Coast Academy: Use a Tree Trench for Flooding Relief
    • Fast Facts: Aquaculture
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    September 2017

    Estuaries—Where Human and Natural Communities Thrive

    Also Noted
    • Assessing the Value of Nature’s Benefits
    • Using Coastal Inundation Scenarios to Advance Community Resilience
    • Photo Contest: What Is Coastal Management?
    • Submit a Proposal for the Coastal Management Fellowship Program
    • Social Coast Forum Abstract Submission Open
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    August 2017

    Back to School Resources for Teachers and Coastal Managers

    Also Noted
    • Serving Guam’s Conservation Community through Land Cover Partnerships
    • Building Storm-Ready and Resilient Communities
    • Social Coast Forum Is Back!
    • Course Targets Project Planning Skills
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    July 2017

    Digital Coast Data and Products Have you Covered!

    Also Noted
    • Facilitating Data Collection for Multiple Uses
    • Providing Easy Access to Decades of Data
    • Guide Helps Communities Realize Full Potential of Floodplains
    • Prepare for Managing Visitor Use in the Off-Season
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    June 2017

    Natural Infrastructure Resources on the Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Using Data to Build Better Beach Dunes
    • Survey Says…Training Works
    • Don’t Let a Diverting Dolphin Stop Your Meeting
    • Be a Part of Improving the Digital Coast Website
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    May 2017

    Get to Know your Regional Staff

    Also Noted
    • Identifying Long-Term Vulnerabilities to Shallow Coastal Flooding
    • Assessing Ecosystem Indicators through the Latest Status Report
    • Digital Coast Partners Provide Resources to Achieve Community Rating System Credits
    • Learn to Create and Use Local Flood Maps
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    April 2017

    Dive into Coastal and Ocean Economics with NOAA’s Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Mapping Ecosystem Services and Economic Data to Inform Restoration Priorities
    • Developing an Economic Baseline for Recreation and Tourism
    • NSGIC Executive Director Named Top Women in Technology in 2017
    • Get Your Community Up to Speed on Adaptation Planning
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    March 2017

    Celebrating 10 Years of NOAA's Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Using Natural Infrastructure to Reduce Runoff and Protect Corals
    • Identifying Historical Wetland Habitat Changes
    • Communicate Risks Effectively, Inspire Risk-Wise Action
    • Guide Helps Communities Use Nature to Address Flooding
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    February 2017

    Love for All the Services that Ecosystems Provide

    Also Noted
    • Evaluating Restoration Effectiveness to Reduce Runoff and Protect Corals
    • Establishing Baseline Habitat Conditions to Monitor Salmon Fishery Restoration
    • Living Shoreline Information Finds a Home Online
    • Smart Planning Incorporates Natural Infrastructure
    • Be a Part of Improving the Digital Coast Website
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    January 2017

    Keep Your New Year's Resolutions with NOAA's Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Assessing Gaps in Wetland Information to Strengthen Resilience
    • Evaluating Restoration Effectiveness to Reduce Runoff and Protect Corals
    • HighResolution Land Cover Data
    • The Future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
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    December 2016

    NOAA's Digital Coast Holiday Wish List

    Also Noted
    • Understanding the Present by Studying the Past through Lidar
    • Planning for Future Flood Hazards
    • Early-Bird Registration Now Open for PRiMO 2017
    • Demonstrate Positive Project Impacts
    • Effectively Deal with Disruptive Behaviors
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    November 2016

    Thank You to All NOAA Digital Coast Partners

    Also Noted
    • Producing New Watershed Data from Lidar Data
    • Assessing the Value of Nature’s Benefits
    • Tsunamis: Be Prepared and Stay Safe
    • Learn to Communicate Risk and Use Flood Exposure Maps from Home
    • Register for the Coastal GeoTools 2017 Conference
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    October 2016

    Resilience resources from NOAA's Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Economic Data Used to Inform Restoration Priorities
    • Using Participatory Mapping Methods to Maintain a Safe and Healthy Lagoon
    • Virginia Sea Grant Creates a Coastal Storms Program Fellowship for MidAtlantic
    • Ocean Economics: U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
    • Be a Part of Improving the Digital Coast Website
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    September 2016

    Prepare Ahead of Time for Increased Resilience Later

    Also Noted
    • Using the Land Cover Atlas to Protect Watershed Health from Development Effects
    • Examining Sea Level Rise Exposure for Future Populations
    • Submit Your Proposal for the National Adaptation Forum
    • Zillow Uses NOAA Data to Make Housing Market Predictions
    • Be a Part of Improving the Digital Coast Website
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    August 2016

    The redesigned Digital Coast Academy makes it easy

    Also Noted
    • Visualizing Sea Level Rise to Engage Municipal Government Officials
    • Using the Coastal Resilience Tool to Identify Restoration Techniques
    • Save the Date: Coastal GeoTools
    • Green Infrastructure Resources
    • Learn to Communicate Weather and Climate Hazards Effectively
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    July 2016

    Our land cover products and data have you covered

    Also Noted
    • Assessing River Basins Using Land Cover Information
    • Examining the Effects of Land Cover on Coral Reef Health
    • Smart Planning Incorporates Green Infrastructure
    • Open for Public Comment: Northeast’s First Draft Ocean Plan
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    June 2016

    The Digital Coast website is newly updated based on user feedback

    Also Noted
    • Assessing Seagrass Vulnerability
    • Estimating the Economic Contributions of Working Waterfronts
    • Regional and Data Comparisons Are Easier with Ecological Standard
    • New Hampshire Releases Draft Climate Report
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    May 2016

    Our regional staff want to work in your community

    Also Noted
    • Identifying Restorable Wetlands
    • Estimating the Economic Contributions of Working Waterfronts
    • The Most Recent County Data at your Fingertips
    • New Online Guide to the Community Resilience Building Workshop
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    April 2016

    Natural infrastructure provides a variety of benefits for your community

    Also Noted
    • Supporting Wind Energy Development
    • Illustrating an Improved Community Streetscape
    • Don’t Let a Diverting Dolphin Stop Your Meeting
    • Summit 2016 Call for Proposals: Our Coasts, Our Future, Our Choice
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    March 2016

    Snowmelt Causes Flooding and Runoff Issues

    Also Noted
    • Assessing the Vulnerability of Transportation Infrastructure
    • Identifying Environmental Concerns from Offshore Drilling
    • Educate the Public and Motivate Risk-Minimizing Action
    • Natural Solutions Help to Reduce Flood Risk
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    February 2016

    Digital Coast's Sea Level Rise and Lake Level Viewers

    Also Noted
    • Protecting Corals by Prioritizing Land Conservation Efforts
    • Picturing Offshore Aquaculture
    • Natural Solutions Help to Reduce Flood Risk
    • New Version of Download Tool for Imagery Data
    • Learn to Create and Use Local Flood Maps
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    January 2016

    Coastal Management Fellowship Program Celebrating 20 Years

    Also Noted
    • Advancing Community Resilience
    • Filling Data Gaps for Coastal Planning
    • Conference Season is Approaching
    • New Version of Download Tool for Imagery Data
    • New Aquaculture Simulation Library Supports Coastal Planning
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    December 2015

    Holiday Wish List

    Also Noted
    • Evaluating Land Loss from Sea Level Rise
    • Assisting Climate Education
    • New Version of Download Tool for Imagery Data
    • New Topic Pages Added to the Digital Coast
    • Attend the Nation’s Largest Smart Growth and Sustainability Event
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    November 2015

    Giving Thanks to Our Partners

    Also Noted
    • Evaluating Potential Impacts of Ocean Energy Projects
    • Informing Ocean Planning Efforts with Authoritative Data
    • Great Lakes Water-Dependent Economy Grew Faster Than Other Sectors in 2012
    • Prepare for Managing Visitor Use in the Off-Season
    • Keep Up on the Current Coastal Management Fellows
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    October 2015

    Brilliance Through Resilience

    Also Noted
    • Understanding Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise
    • Building Community Resilience
    • Applying Coastal Resilience to New Jersey’s Shores
    • Using Flood Exposure Maps Training
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    September 2015

    Hurricane Prep Under Our Umbrella

    Also Noted
    • Examining Historical Imagery to Identify Sediment Sources
    • Consolidating Data Sets to Simplify Climate Risk Communication
    • Submit an Abstract to Be a Part of Social Coast Forum 2016
    • New Tool Alert: NACo County Explorer
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    August 2015

    Head back to school with the Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Building Storm-Ready and Resilient Communities
    • Examining the Effects of Land Cover on Coral Reef Health
    • Learn about Coastal Hazard and Resilience Tools
    • What’s the Return on Investment of the Digital Coast?
    • Introducing the New Coastal Management Fellows
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    July 2015

    The Digital Coast Has You Covered

    Also Noted
    • Incorporating Sea Level Rise Data into Hazard Mitigation Maps
    • Expanding Land Cover Change Visualization to the Entire Nation
    • Search by Topic ─ Find the Data and Tools You Need
    • Where in the World Is That Hazard?
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    June 2015

    The Ocean and Great Lakes Economy

    Also Noted
    • Examining Flood Exposure Data
    • Developing a Baseline for Recreation and Tourism
    • Incorporate Green Infrastructure into GIS Projects
    • “Be Current Smart” in the Great Lakes this Summer
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    May 2015

    Green is the New Gray Infrastructure

    Also Noted
    • Assessing Beach and Dune Susceptibility
    • Analyzing Impacts of Impervious Surface on Water Resources
    • Standardize Benthic Data Sets Easily
    • How to Value a Community’s Beaches
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    April 2015

    April is tsunami awareness month in Hawaii

    Also Noted
    • Estimating the Economic Contribution of a Working Waterfront
    • Sharing Green Infrastructure Solutions with Residents and Businesses
    • Viewing Ocean Data Has Never Been Easier
    • New Case Studies Show How the U.S. is Prepping for Climate Change
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    March 2015

    Resilience: The Ball is in Your Court

    Also Noted
    • Partnering to Develop High Quality Land Cover Products
    • Understand Local Flooding Issues and Potential Solutions
    • Explore Past Hurricane Tracks and Information – Now Easier Than Ever
    • GeoTools Registration Is Still Open!
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    February 2015

    February is National Estuaries Month

    Also Noted
    • Mapping the Ocean’s Recreational Uses
    • Visualizing Local Sea Level Rise Scenarios
    • Want to Make Sure your Project Rocks?
    • New Interactive Storm Surge Inundation Map
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    January 2015

    Storm Surge: It's Not Just from Hurricanes

    Also Noted
    • Register for the Coastal GeoTools Conference
    • Identifying Energy Infrastructure at Risk from Sea Level Rise
    • Ensuring Safe Anchoring with Vessel Traffic Data in Florida
    • Calling all Visual Learners
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    December 2014

    Coastal GeoTools 2015 Conference

    Also Noted
    • Characterizing Fish Habitat within the Northern Gulf of Mexico Coastal Waters
    • Using Lidar to Plan for Sea Level Rise in Oregon
    • U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit Now Live
    • See Ecosystem Services in Action
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    November 2014

    New Tools and Information for Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Mapping Ecosystem Habitats along the Lower Columbia River
    • Assessing Climate Change and Coastal Hazards in Kaua‘i
    • Hot Off the Press: Workbook for Climate Change Preparation
    • Insights into Coastal Management Needs
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    October 2014

    Two Offices are Joining Forces for Coastal Management

    Also Noted
    • Leveraging Partnerships to Fulfill Multiple Land Cover Data Needs
    • Prioritizing Wetland Restoration Efforts in Wisconsin
    • Coastal Defense App Wins Esri Global Disaster Resilience Challenge
    • Want Help Writing a Strategic Plan?
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    September 2014

    Build Resilience with the Digital Coast

    Also Noted
    • Communicating Flooding Risks around the Great Lakes
    • Locating and Assessing Western Lake Erie’s Restorable Wetlands
    • If a Picture is Worth 1,000 Words, How Much is a Map Worth?
    • Submit Your GeoTools Abstract
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    August 2014

    Back to School for Coastal Managers

    Also Noted
    • Providing Climate Education Aids for a Changing Chesapeake Bay
    • Identifying Restorable Wetlands in Ohio
    • Updated Elevation Inventory Data Now Available
    • Save the Date: Coastal GeoTools is Back!
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    July 2014

    CCAP Land Cover Atlas Updates

    Also Noted
    • Assessing Seagrass Vulnerability along Florida’s Gulf Coast
    • Planning for Resilient Coastal Communities in New York
    • Put Adaptation Principles into Practice with New Guide
    • So Much to Discover in the GeoZone Blog
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    June 2014

    Hurricane Preparedness

    Also Noted
    • Creating a Customized Sea Level Rise Viewer to Assist Planners in Florida
    • Informing Ocean Planning Efforts with Authoritative Data
    • Registration Open for Summit 14
    • New Look, Same Great Data on MarineCadastre.gov
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    May 2014

    Sea Level Rise Viewer Expanded

    Also Noted
    • Visualizing Coastal Flooding Vulnerabilities to Plan for Resilience in New Jersey
    • Providing Easily Accessible Maps to Aid Ecosystem Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico
    • Learn About Vessel Tracking in our Upcoming Webinar
    • Newsletter Focuses on Coastal Counties
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    April 2014

    Tsunami Awareness

    Also Noted
    • Determining Exposure Sensitivity to Tsunami Hazards in Oregon
    • Creating Fisheries Regulatory Boundaries in the Gulf of Mexico
    • New Needs Assessment Guide
    • Hawaii Tsunami Information Delivered to Your Phone
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    March 2014

    Economics: National Ocean Watch (ENOW)

    Also Noted
    • Conveying the Visual Impacts of Small Docks and Piers in Massachusetts
    • Partnering to Map Oceans and Coasts for Multiple Needs in North Carolina
    • So Many Trainings, So Little Time
    • Better Data Required: The Economics of Extreme Weather
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    February 2014

    3-D Ocean Mapping

    Also Noted
    • Reducing Whale Fatalities on the California Coast
    • Increasing Resilience in the San Francisco Bay Area
    • Stay Up-to-Date on Digital Coast Data
    • Coastal Colleagues Holistic Coasts: A Summary from the National Flood Policy Forum
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    January 2014

    Social Coast Forum 2014

    Also Noted
    • Planning for Sea Level Rise Adaptation at the Site Scale in New Jersey
    • Examining Flood Exposure Data along the Mississippi and Louisiana Coasts
    • New Look for the Digital Coast Website
    • Register Now for the NACo Legislative Conference
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