A View from the States: Climate Change
Coastal managers say, "One of our biggest challenges in the future is climate change."
NOAA's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management partners with state programs to protect and responsibly develop our coastal areas, and promote stewardship, research and education at estuarine reserves.
Coastal Zone Management Program and National Estuarine Research Reserve managers share their perspectives on the value of and challenges facing our nation's coasts. Here they describe the challenge of sea level rise and climate change.
For further information:
U.S. Geological Survey National Assessment of Coastal Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise
NOAA Tides and Currents - Sea Level Online
NOAA Climate Services
U.S. Global Change Research Program