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Diving into the Digital Coast: Great Lakes

A clearinghouse for a wide variety of data, tools, and trainings related to coastal resiliency.   Diving into the Digital Coast: Great Lakes   Home: NOAA Digital Coast Overview The NOAA Digital Coast is a clearinghouse for a wide variety of data, tools, and trainings related to coastal resiliency. It contains hundreds of different resources…
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Blue Accounting for the Great Lakes

Information service to track the region’s progress toward shared goals for the Great Lakes.   Blue Accounting   Home page   Overview “Blue Accounting is an information service to track the region’s progress toward shared goals for the Great Lakes. Maintained by the Great Lakes Commission, the information developed by Blue Accounting helps elected officials…
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Adapting to a Changing Coast (for Property Owners)

A booklet that provides property owners with options and resources for responding to changing bluffs and beaches.   Adapting to a Changing Coast (for Property Owners)   Overview Adapting to a Changing Coast for Property Owners is a booklet that provides property owners with options and resources for responding to the changing bluff and beaches…
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A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities: Federal Policy Recommendations from Solutions in Practice

Federal policy recommendations for making coastal communities more resilient.   A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities: Federal Policy Recommendations from Solutions in Practice   Overview This resource is a new report released in October 2020 from the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI). It highlights 30 federal policy recommendations for making coastal communities more resilient.…
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A Property Owner’s Guide to Protecting Your Bluff

A top-down approach guide that explains practices property owners can implement to take care of their bluffs.   A Property Owner’s Guide to Protecting Your Bluff   Overview   This guide explains practices that property owners can use to take care of their bluffs, including informed site usage, proper water drainage, stabilizing vegetation, and if…
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Great Lakes Port, Harbor, and Marina Infrastructure and Dredging Cost Evaluation Matrix Tool

A framework to estimate the cost to repair and replace Great Lakes port, harbor and marina infrastructure.   Great Lakes Port, Harbor, and Marina Infrastructure and Dredging Cost Evaluation Matrix Tool   Overview This tool provides a framework for non-technical users to estimate the cost to repair and replace Great Lakes port, harbor and marina…
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Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide

A blueprint for communities about how to plan, build and maintain beaches that are resilient to coastal hazards.   Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide Overview   This guide provides a blueprint to communities and stakeholders on how to plan, build and maintain beaches that are resilient to coastal hazards. Download the full Great Lakes Beach…
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Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast

This guide describes and highlights case studies for six different types of nature-based solutions suitable for the Great Lakes.   Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast   Overview   Nature-based shorelines (NBS) use or mimic natural features to stabilize the coast. These natural features can include vegetation, beaches, dunes and reefs. In addition to…
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Great Lakes Quests

Virtual learning activities about coastal issues and places in Wisconsin.   Great Lakes Quests   Overview   Great Lakes Quests are virtual learning activities about coastal issues and places in Wisconsin. An interactive ArcGIS StoryMap interspersed with text, images, and videos, and links to deeper web content provide a narrative about coastal resilience issues affecting…
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NOAA Coastal County Snapshots

Data hub that organizes county-level coastal resilience data for more than 850 coastal counties. NOAA Coastal County Snapshots    Overview   This data hub provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) organizes county-level coastal resilience data for more than 850 coastal counties in the United States. Data are gathered from sources including the U.S.…
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