BASINS Climate Assessment Tool (CAT)

US EPA’s BASINS can be used to assess the coupled effects of climate and land use change, and to guide the development of effective management responses.

Benthic Cover Data

Benthic cover data captures the location, extent, general character, and spatial relationships of biological communities in shallow nearshore areas. These data are useful for conservation planning, marine protected area sighting, and environmental monitoring by serving as a baseline for assessing potential climate change impacts to benthic environments.

Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants Program

Funding from Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants Program facilitates community involvement in area-wide planning approaches to Brownfields assessment, cleanup, and subsequent reuse.

Building Carbon in America’s Farms, Forests, and Grasslands: Foundations for a Policy Roadmap

“Building Carbon in America’s Farms, Forests, and Grasslands: Foundations for a Policy Roadmap” offers new analysis to support long-term planning to enhance U.S. land management of carbon sinks to ensure healthy and productive landscapes contribute to greenhouse gas reduction goals.

CanVis

CanVis is a simple software program that allows users to visualize potential impacts of coastal development or climate change (inundation, SLR) allowing conservation planners and stakeholders to better understand the impacts of their decisions.

Climate Ready Estuaries (CRE) Program

Climate Ready Estuaries (CRE) Program works with the National Estuary Programs, and provides relevant resources for the conservation community.

Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP)

Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP) provides state and local governments with matching funds to purchase significant coastal and estuarine lands, or conservation easements on such lands, from willing sellers.

Coastal County Snapshots

Coastal County Snapshots turn complex data into accessible stories, complete with charts and graphs, to support climate change communication and planning.

Coastal Inundation Mapping

NOAA’s Coastal Inundation Mapping is a hands-on computer course that enables users to identify areas susceptible to flood inundation. This course teaches participants about the different types of coastal inundation, ways to map flood areas in the coastal environment, data and methodology limitations, and practical ways to apply this information to support state and local planning efforts. These efforts can further targeted land conservation in order to mitigate storm and flood impacts.

Coastal Lidar

LIDAR —Light Detection and Ranging — is a remote sensing method used to examine the surface of the Earth. Coastal Lidar reflects elevation information, which is a primary data consideration for management activities in the coastal zone, including conservation.