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Shoreline Management Guidance

Shoreline Management Guidance

Guidance document on how to delineate floodways using a variety of geospatial and field information including ordinary high watermarks, remotely sensed elevation data, geomorphic conditions, hydraulic connectivity, hydric soils, and human modifications such as levees.

Provides interactive guidance on preparing effective marine shoreline assessments for Washington State planners updating their local Shoreline Master Programs and Comprehensive Plans

Provides interactive guidance on preparing effective lake shoreline assessments for Washington State planners updating their local Shoreline Master Programs and Comprehensive Plans

Class material describing the use and limitations of relevant data, information, and shoreline assessment methods. Provides links to Washington State data and reports. Explains how to interpret and use existing information. Offers illustrated case examples of shoreline assessments.

Shoreline Data