February 22, 2016
With approximately 80,000 inhabitants, La Rochelle, France, is a city and seaport on the Atlantic Ocean’s Bay of Biscay, connected to the Île de Ré by a 2.9-kilometer bridge that’s visible in the center of this image captured by the European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2A satellite.
February 1, 2016
DroneDeploy and The Nature Conservancy partnered to create California’s Phones and Drones project, which allows citizens to help create a crowdsourced map of the California coast.
April 30, 2015
April 29, 2015—The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs, and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study.
April 22, 2015
April 21, 2015—A NOAA flood exposure risk mapping tool that was developed in New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania has now been expanded to cover coastal areas along the entire U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. The Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper, a deliverable of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, provides users with maps,
March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015—Thousands of photos and videos of the seafloor and coastline—most areas never seen before—are now available and easily accessible online. This is critical for coastal managers to make important decisions, ranging from protecting habitats to understanding hazards and managing land use. Imagery is available through the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Coastal and Marine Geology