Category: state agencies
Goals: To conduct research and physical resource inventories of the offshore, nearshore, and estuarine areas of Maine and to provide technical services to other state agencies, industry, and the public.
Map offshore and gravel resources; study the geologic history of salt marshes, mud flats, and beaches; evaluate the geologic stability of coastal beaches and bluffs; and measure beach erosion rates.
Coastal marine geologic environments maps (1:24,000 scale); coastal sand dune maps (1:4,800 scale); topographic maps of coastal lands (several scales, free indexes); aerial photography of coastal regions; coastal bluff maps (1:24,000 scale); coastal landslide hazard maps (1:24,000 scale); publications on marine geology, and Living with the Coast of Maine; online publications catalog and searchable database of Maine geology literature.
Resources: see above
County: Cumberland Hancock Kennebec Knox Lincoln Penobscot Sagadahoc Waldo Washington York
Region: southwest coast Casco Bay midcoast Mt. Desert Island downeast central