Environmental Sensitivity Index Mapping

Environmental Sensitivity Index Mapping

Environmental Sensitivity Index Mapping

Summary: The most widely used approach to sensitive environment mapping in the United States is NOAA’s Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI). This approach systematically compiles information in standard formats for coastal shoreline sensitivity, biological resources, and human use resources.

Authors: NOAA National Ocean Service

Date: 2008

Geography: USA-National

Source or Agency: Not Applicable

Organization: NOAA National Ocean Service

Document Type: Training and Tools

Leave Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *