Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Web Tools Comparison Matrix

Why Use This? This matrix was created to provide the planning and coastal management communities with an expandable chart to compare the functions and methods of publicly available sea level rise and coastal flood web tools. The information in each column is provided by the web tool owner. Specific questions about the tools can be addressed to the tool owner through the contact information provided in their matrix column. Select a state in the drop-down menu below to get started.

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NOAA The Nature Conservency Climate Central

About the Matrix: The matrix was originally developed as part of California’s Lifting the Fog workshop that sought to provide guidance to end users interested in using modeled sea level rise projections in coastal planning. The following agencies/organizations contributed to the development of this online matrix: The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, and Climate Central. See our article posted on the APA Recovery News blog to learn more. The matrix is listed as a resource on the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit.

Suggested Citation: The Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Web Tools Comparison Matrix. The Nature Conservancy, NOAA's Office for Coastal Management, Climate Central. URL, Date Access:

Note: Please direct questions or suggestions regarding additional sea level or flood risk web tools to,, or Web tool developers can download the matrix input template in excel format.