2019 Projects

Six projects were selected for the 2019-2021 fellowship, and are located at six state coastal management agencies. A summary of and the location of each project follows. Candidates apply to the program as a whole and can interview with the organizations they choose.

Location Host Agency Project Proposal Project Goal
Two Harbors, Minnesota Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program Data, Tools and Resources to Address Minnesota’s Coastal Erosion (PDF) Provide data, tools and resources to area practitioners and landowners tackling Lake Superior erosion in Minnesota.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire New Hampshire Coastal Program Keeping New Hampshire’s Coast Afloat: Financing Mechanisms for Resilience in Vulnerable Coastal Communities (PDF) Advance alternative funding mechanisms to support on-the-ground adaptation and resilience in coastal New Hampshire communities.
Trenton, New Jersey New Jersey Coastal Management Program Equitable Community Resilience: Metrics and Methods for Coastal Hazards Planning (PDF) Identify measures or frameworks for evaluating community resilience, develop a method for equitable community resilience planning, and suggest integration of these findings with state initiatives in New Jersey.
Albany, New York New York State Coastal Management Program Setting the Scene: Using Visualization for Effective Coastal Community Resilience Planning (PDF) Develop a scenario planning tool (potentially utilizing VR or AR), that will support three goals: community and regional resilience planning, local waterfront revitalization planning, and improved federal consistency review.
Portland, Oregon Oregon Coastal Management Program The People’s Coast: Public Access for Vibrant and Sustainable Oregon Coastal Economies (PDF) Improve the availability of public access information for planning efforts and to encourage public enjoyment of and appreciation of the Oregon coast.
Madison, Wisconsin Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Linking Great Lakes Professional and Geospatial Networks to Promote Resilient Coastal Communities (PDF) Apply geospatial technologies and resources developed by WCMP partners, NOAA Digital Coast, and others to Great Lakes coastal hazard issues, culminating with a self-guided project to develop a multi-hazard vulnerability viewer.

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For Further Information Please Contact:

Fellowship Coordinator
NOAA Office for Coastal Management
2234 South Hobson Avenue
Charleston, SC 29405
Tel: (843) 740-1273

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