Congratulations to our staff on the highly anticipated new release of Coastal County Snapshots! Our staff are part of a larger team that includes the prime contractor, Lynker, Inc, and federal staff from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office for Coastal Management who worked for over a year to complete this major task. Coastal County Snapshots provides county-level flood hazard, critical facility, job, and business data in an easy to understand format. The new version of the tool includes more contextual information, a more interactive interface, and two new snapshots not previously included: Total Coastal Economy and Sea Level Rise. Our staff provided data management, content development, and outreach support for this tool during this release and on a continuous basis.

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Text reads "Business Diversity" with 4 pie charts that represent establishments, employment, wages, and GDP for Jackson County, Mississippi.
An example from the Marine Economy Snapshot
Text reads "People at Risk" with pie charts showing total population, population over 65, and populations in poverty in the 100 year floodplain.
An example from the Special Flood Hazard Snapshot.

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