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This document presents a compilation of work to assess vulnerability to coastal flooding for the Sustain Southern Maine (SSM) region. The SSM Region (Figure 1) extends from Brunswick to Kittery along the coast, and inland to Raymond, Standish, and Acton. This assessment is based on information provided by organizations including the Maine Geological Survey, Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission (SMPDC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP), the Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG), and various other municipal and federal entities.


The work that provided the basis for this publication was supported by funding under an award with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development; grant number MERIP0020-10, awarded to the Greater Portland Council of Governments. The substance and findings of the work are dedicated to the public. The author and publisher are solely responsible for the accuracy of the statements and interpretations contained in this publication. Such interpretations do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government.