EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

One Mile from Inhabited Shoreline

Description
Potential commercial-scale wind energy sites were screened using a one-mile buffer from populated areas, based on the Oceans Act direction to consider the "proximity to the shoreline." These data illustrate a one-mile buffer from inhabited shoreline.
Place(s)
Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf Of Maine, and Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts
Subject(s)
oceans, 014, Oceans > Coastal Processes > Shorelines, marine spatial planning, MSP, ocean management, coastal zone management, ecosystem-based management, and EBM
Year
2009-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
MassGIS
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