Ohio Coastal Atlas
Use Case Map Viewers
Use Case Map Viewers are part of the Ohio Coastal Atlas suite of mapping resources developed to provide coastal decision-makers, professionals, educators, interest groups and the public with information about Lake Erie and its watershed.
Each Use Case Map Viewer focuses on a specific topic, integrating thematic mapping layers relevant to the specific subject. Each viewer features a variety of custom tools that allow users to gather comprehensive attribute data and query information. Each viewer feautres a tool that allows you to create a JPG image and/or print the map being viewed. The Use Case Map Viewers use ArcGIS Viewer for Flex technology and are powered by ESRI.
For questions/comments regarding the use this new application, please contact Brian George
The LESEMP Map Viewer was developed by the Office of Coastal Management in March 2011 and showcases the regions within the LESEMP. The LESEMP program is being developed as a tool to assist property owners in their efforts to control lake-based erosion. The LESEMP aims to promote successful means of controlling erosion by developing erosion control recommendations that are based on regional site conditions. Learn more: LESEMP website.
The Wind Turbine Placement Favorability Analysis Map was developed by the Office of Coastal Management after OCM and our and partners recognized a need for a visual means to relay offshore wind energy information. This Map Viewer showcases the thematic mapping layers used in the development of the Version 1.5 of the static map product. This viewer offers a variety of search and query tools to gather attribute information including but not limited to: lake depth, lakebed sediment, fish habitat and limiting factor weight values.
Lake Erie Public Access Sites
Stretching from Toledo to Conneaut, Ohio features 164 publicly accessible sites along its 312-mile Lake Erie shore. This viewer highlights each public access site and details each site's amenities. Custom tools allow for advanced site searching capabilities, route finding and hyperlinks to site pages in Ohio's Lake Erie Public Access Guidebook.
Ohio’s Lake Erie Watershed
A watershed is an area of land that water drains across on its way to a common, larger body of water, such as Lake Erie. The Lake Erie Watershed includes portions of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York and the Canadian province of Ontario. Ohio’s portion of the Lake Erie Watershed covers 11,649 square miles and drains portions of 35 counties. This map viewer features 8-, 10- and 12-digit HUC watershed boundaries and tributary names, and incorporates custom tools to identify watershed areas.
Ports, Harbors and Recreational Boating
OCM developed the Ports, Harbors and Recreational Boating Map Viewer to showcase the commercial and recreational watercraft facilities within Ohio’s Designated Coastal Management Area Data layers on this map include ports and terminals; launch ramps and paddling access and marinas and featuring Ohio Clean Marinas; navigation & shipping channels and water trails; navigational aids, gauge stations, wave buoys, bathymetry and NOAA navigational charts; and on-land transportation routes.