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Coastal Land Cover and Land Cover Change Statistics

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Below are some links to data, often presented in overwhelmingly large tables.

 

Comparison of 2002 Summary Land Cover for the State of Connecticut, the Coastal Study Area* and the Coastal Boundary*

Pie Charts

Data

 

The Entire Coastal Boundary*

2002 Land Cover

1985-2002 Land Cover Change

 

Coastal Study Area* by Municipality

2002 Land Cover (acres)

2002 Land Cover (percent)

1985-2002 Land Cover Change (acres)

1985-2002 Land Cover Change (percent)

 

Coastal Boundary Area* by Municipality

2002 Land Cover (acres)

2002 Land Cover (percent)

1985-2002 Land Cover Change (acres)

1985-2002 Land Cover Change (percent)

* The Coastal Study Area consists of the 36 Coastal Area Towns in Connecticut plus six towns bordering the Connecticut River. The Coastal Boundary is small ribbon of land along the immediate coast. Visit the Study Area page for a map and the full definition of the Coastal Area and Coastal Boundary.

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