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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

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DATE: May 29, 2014
Jim Martin, 603 271-3710

New NHDES Coastal Atlas Can Help Make Your Summer Weekend Plans

Portsmouth, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) is excited to launch the New Hampshire Coastal Atlas. This internet based product gives people quick access to information on shellfish harvest opportunities and closures, beach swimming advisories, and coastal public access sites. The mobile version includes a geo-location feature to help users get directions to where they want to go.

For more info and to visit the Atlas, go to:

The Coastal Atlas project development was funded in part by a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service and also with funding from NOAA’s Office of Ocean and Coastal and Resource Management.

The data presented on this Atlas is from many sources and is available through the cooperation of federal and state agencies such as: the NOAA Coastal Services Center, GRANIT, and the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development. The Atlas is managed and maintained by the NHDES.

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