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GeoRED Interactive Tools

Interactive tools that showcase data specific to the Coastal Bend

GeoRED tools on hazards, social vulnerability, economic development and environmental resilience include map viewers designed to assist local officials, planners, economic development experts, emergency management officials, and anyone interested in visualizing the spatial relationships between natural hazards, the landscape, humans and the economy and environment within the Texas Coastal Bend. These tools can be used to identify vulnerabilities and to plan for future conditions to limit impacts to our communities while building our well-being and resilience.

See the full User Guide HERE.


Click here to be taken to the Hazard Impact and Planning Tool.

Discover the map

How it works: Example

Hazard Impact and Planning Interactive Map

  1. View "Access the GeoRED Interactive Tools" on the homepage

    Select the Hazard Impact and Planning Tool

  2. Search for a location

    Use the search bar to enter a specific location, or use the “+/-“ buttons to zoom in and out

  3. Establish your basemap

    Using the “Basemap Gallery” tab, choose the style that best fits your needs, and the “Legend” tab to see specific data available in the area of interest. Note that using the +/- buttons will change the layers displayed on the map.

  4. Choose your data

    Use the “Legend” tab to turn layers on and off by clicking the checked/unchecked box next to each data layer.

  5. Tailor your map

    Use the ‘Add Data’ tool to add your data to the map, the ‘Measurement’ tool to measure area and distance, and the ‘Draw’ tool to add shapes, lines, or text.

  6. Share your results

    Use the ‘Print’ or ‘Share’ tools to print or embed the data in a website

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Welcome to GeoRED, a geospatial data portal designed to assist the communities of the Coastal Bend, Texas in practicing smart growth practices by providing regional hazard, modeling, and economic development data.
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This project was funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the Texas OneGulf RESTORE Center of Excellence, with federal funding from the Department of the Treasury through the State of Texas under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The content, statements, findings, opinions, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the State of Texas or the Treasury.
The Regional Resilience Partnership (RRP) is a joint initiative of the Coastal Bend Council of Governments and the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
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