External Links: Coastal Climate Research, Data, and Decision Support
The goal of the Digital Coast website is to provide content that is most helpful to coastal communities for coastal management decision making. The site provides data, tools, training, case studies, and an 'Apply It' section devoted to showing users how to apply Digital Coast resources.
North Carolina Sea Grant provides research, education and outreach opportunities relating to current issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. Their website provides information on their ongoing research efforts, work with NC coastal communities, a resource library and information about their publication, Coastwatch.
The SC Sea Grant Consortium is a state agency that, through a program of research, education, extension, and training, enhances economic opportunities and conservation of coastal and marine resources for SC citizens. The website provides information on research projects, extension services, educational materials, publications and upcoming events.
The Division of Coastal Management works to protect, conserve and manage North Carolina's coastal resources through an integrated program of planning, permitting, education and research. Their website provides multiple resources about each of these components of the program.
The SC DHEC Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management protects and enhances the state's coastal resources by preserving sensitive and fragile areas while promoting responsible development in the eight coastal counties of South Carolina. The website contains information about permitting, management and planning, coastal hazards, and products and services provided by the agency.
This application is designed to provide an overview of the location of SC's beachfront jurisdictional lines, adopted erosion rates and beach classification zones. The application was developed to enable efficient access to key information for coastal stakeholders and decision makers.
MyCoast: South Carolina is a portal for citizens to submit and view photos and data about impacts of coastal events such as tropical storms and king tides. The site is hosted by the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control's Division of Coastal Management.
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