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Shoreline Habitat Classification for Northern California Current (NCC), Pacific Northwest Coast (PNWC), Northwest Atlantic Coastal and Marine (NAC-marine) Ecoregional Assessments

Ferdana, Zach; Gleason, Mary; Merryfield, Matt

Described is an approach for defining shoreline conservation targets based on NOAA's Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) data. This approach has been tested in several marine ecoregion assessments.