Data: Coastal Conditions

Abstract: 
Dataset developed by California Coastal Commission's Melanie Coyne by attaching names to a dynamically segmented coastline using the Department of Navigation and Ocean Development (DNOD) (now Department of Boating and Waterways) 1977 'Assessment and Atlas of Shoreline Erosion along the California Coast' by the State of California Resources Agency. The resulting shapefile only contained starting and ending reference units, coastal type, and common feature names, the following were recently appended: Ownership, Nearshore Description, Shoreline Description, Backshore Description, Development, Role in Littoral Cell, Orientation, Sediment Source, Current Beach Width (FT), Historical Beach Width (FT).