Tool Library 

Bluff Erosion Potential Index snapshot

Bluff Erosion Potential Index

Graphically illustrates the potential for future land losses due to erosion in the vicinity of bluffs along the Pennsylvania coast of Lake Erie. 

C-cap land cover atlas tool snapshot

C-Cap Land Cover Atlas

Access regional land cover and land cover change information developed through NOAA’s Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP). 

Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation tool snapshot

Climate Mapping for Resilience & Adaptation

Integrates information from across the federal government to help people consider their local exposure to climate-related hazards.

Coastal County Snapshots

Coastal County Snapshots

Turn complex data into easy-to-understand stories, complete with charts and graphs. In Erie, county snapshots are available for flood exposure, ocean jobs, and wetland benefits.

ENOW explorer tool snapshot

ENOW Explorer

Provides local economic data relating to the economic activity associated with the ocean or Great Lakes.  

Enviroimpact tool snapshot


A tool farmers can use to assess short-term runoff risks for daily manure applications. 

Federal funding opportunities for flood resistance guide snapshot

Federal Funding Opportunities for Flood Resilience

A resource for local leaders exploring federal funding opportunities for flooding projects in small municipalities. 

National Risk Index tool snapshot

FEMA National Risk Index

Helps illustrate communities most at risk from 18 natural hazards, in addition to expected annual losses, social vulnerability, and community resilience.

Great Lakes Hydro-climate dashboard tool snapshot

Great Lakes Hydro-Climate Dashboard

Allows you to view graphic representations of a wide variety of hydrological data for each of the Great Lakes, for example ice cover, lake level, the evaporation from the lake, runoff into and precipitation falling on the lake, etc.

Lake Level Viewer tool screenshot

Lake Level Viewer

This tool helps users visualize lake level changes that range from six feet above to six feet below historical long-term average water levels in the Great Lakes, along with potential shoreline and coastal impacts. 

Neighborhoods at risk tool snapshot

Neighborhoods at Risk

See where flooding, urban heat, and other weather-related risks impact the most vulnerable people. Map and explore information at the neighborhood level for every community in the U.S.

Tides and currents tool snapshot

NOAA Tides and Currents

Access your local water levels, tide and current predictions, and other oceanographic and meteorological conditions from NOAA. 

Yale climate opinion maps snapshot

Yale Climate Opinion Maps

What does Erie think of climate change? Yale Climate Opinion Maps show Erie’s climate change beliefs, risk perceptions, and support for policy.