Their Functions and Values in Coastal North Carolina
Learn what wetlands do and why they are worth protecting.
Get to Know
Find out about the plant species located in
This plan is designed to help governments,
businesses and the public make better resource management decisions.
Functions, and DCMs GIS Wetland Data
This presentation, which can be downloaded in Microsoft
PowerPoint (7.49MB), gives an overview of wetlands and Coastal Management's GIS data. It
is useful for educators and others interested in wetland types and functions.
Inventory & Assessment
The Division of Coastal Management uses
geographic data to compile a wetlands inventory.
Coastal Management has developed a procedure
for ranking restoration and enhancement sites.
Wetland Functional Assessment
Coastal Management developed a GIS model to
assess wetland functions on a watershed basis.
North Carolina Coastal Explorers
Take a virtual tour of the many unique coastal environments
in North Carolina.
DCM Wetland Data and Documents
This page contains zipped shapefiles for
download into a GIS application such as ArcView or ArcInfo.
NC DCM's wetlands map viewer has been updated.
Create maps and query coastal wetlands data.
A listing of Web sites where you can find additional
N.C. Division of Coastal Management . 400 Commerce Ave . Morehead City, NC 28557
1-888-4RCOAST . Email Us