Visit our data collection methods
page to learn how Ecology coastal scientists collect beach topography and nearshore bathymetry data using GPS, boat-based lidar, and sonar.
Visit our projects
page to learn about the work CMAP scientists have done around the Puget Sound and on the Pacific coast to study morphology change and survey the State's shorelines.
Visit our data products and reports
page to see example data products and graphics, to get access to coastal elevation data, and view reports and presentations by CMAP or our colleagues.