Maryland Shoreline Inventory

Maryland’s first Shoreline Inventory was produced from 2002-2006 as a locality-based series. Updates are now in production to reflect current shoreline conditions. The updated Maryland Shoreline Inventory supports a Living Shoreline Suitability Model that delineates where living shorelines are a suitable treatment option for erosion control. The latest Maryland Shoreline Inventory includes only the features needed as inputs to support this model. 

Shoreline Inventory Products & GIS Data
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These products were developed by the Center for Coastal Resources Management, at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary, for the Maryland Department of the Environment. The contents of these datasets do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does the EPA endorse trade names or recommend the use of commercial products mentioned in this dataset. The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) provides these data with the understanding that they are not guaranteed to be correct or complete, and conclusions drawn from the data set are the sole responsibility of the user. Every attempt has been made to ensure that these data and the documentation are reliable and accurate. CCRM, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), and the Commonwealth of Virginia assume no liability for any damages caused by inaccuracies in the data or documentation; and make no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or utility of this information, nor does the fact of distribution constitute a warranty. Use of these data in map publications, either digital or hardcopy, requires proper citation, and inclusion of the CCRM logo and the Maryland DOE logo. Distribution of these data is not restricted. 
  • Anne Arundel County – 2006 & 2020
  • Baltimore County and City of Baltimore – 2004
  • Calvert County – 2006 & 2020
  • Caroline County – 2004
  • Cecil County – 2006
  • Charles County – 2006
  • Dorchester County – 2003 & 2020
  • Harford County – 2006
  • Kent County – 2006
  • Prince George's County – 2006
  • Queen Anne's County – 2005
  • St. Mary's County – 2003
  • Somerset County – 2004
  • Talbot County – 2005 & 2020
  • Wicomico County – 2004
  • Worcester County – 2004
  • All Maryland Shoreline Inventory 2002-2006 – Data Request Form (26 MB .zip)

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