Coastal and Ocean Resources

View the Images

ShoreZone is an unprecedented dataset of spatially contiguous coastal images and habitat attributes.

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Imagine the Possibilities

The potential uses of ShoreZone imagery are unlimited.

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Solve the Problems

Our expertise in aerial and submarine habitat imaging and mapping is unparalleled.

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Core Services:

We specialize in nearshore oceanography, ecology, and coastal habitat imaging and mapping using ShoreZoneTM.

Applications:

Our services are used to support a wide range of activities including environmental assessments, oil spill response, port development, and conservation planning.

Science
We developed a technique to quantify Blue Carbon in coastal ecosystems using ShoreZone.
Coastal Resource Management
We evaluated the effectiveness of a marine zoning plan for the coast of British Columbia using ShoreZone and Marxan.
Risk Assessment
We partnered with highly experienced scientists to evaluate the risk of tsunami-generated landslides.
Emergency Response
We advised the Incident Command System during the emergency response of the Kulluk grounding.

Coastal and Ocean Resources

Coastal and Ocean Resources (CORI) is an international organization offering marine environmental science and consulting services. We specialize in coastal habitat imaging and mapping, oceanography and marine ecology. Our core services include marine and coastal geographic information systems, ecological habitat modeling, marine spatial planning, and nearshore oceanography. We also offer photographic image processing and analytics, structure from motion, numerical ocean circulation modeling, and tsunami modeling and risk assessment.