S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
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Assessing South Carolina’s Ocean Economy (2020)

This report provides an overview of South Carolina’s ocean economy based on available data; expands upon information provided by NOAA to examine other market and non-market economic benefits derived from coastal and ocean resources; identifies ocean economy sectors for potential future growth; and discusses how natural resource health provides a foundation for economic activities along South Carolina’s coast.

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South Carolina’s Ocean Economy Infographic

An infographic based on the report. Updated for 2022 with 2019 data.