Hurricane Incident Journal
February 14, 2018

Summary FEMA’s Hurricane Incident Journal provides relevant spatial decision-making support for FEMA leadership and a view into federal information available to the general public.

HIFLD Open
February 14, 2018

Summary HIFLD Open provides National foundation-level geospatial data within the open public domain that can be useful to support community preparedness, resiliency, research, and more. The data is available for download as CSV, KML, Shapefile, and accessible via web services to support application development and data visualization.

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Browser
February 14, 2018

Summary Civil Air Patrol supports American communities with emergency response, diverse aviation, and ground serves. CAP has the technological ability to preform even when impact from severe weather affects power, internet, phones, and flight takeoffs, making it a crucial and inexpensive method for FEMA to the get the imagery they need quickly and effectively. CAP provides numerous aerial imagery of Read More…

Modeled Depth Grids – Hurricane Nate
February 14, 2018

Summary Modeled coastal surge depth grids were generated for Hurricane Nate. These depth grids are intended for use in a high level analysis of flood depth impacts to buildings for geospatial damage assessments.

Damage Assessments – Hurricane Nate
February 14, 2018

Summary Modeled coastal damage assessments were produced for Hurricane Nate using Modeled Preliminary Coastal Depth Grids.

Puerto Rico & USVI Building Outlines
February 14, 2018

Summary Geospatial scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a novel method to quickly gather building structure datasets that support emergency response teams assessing properties damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. By coupling deep learning with high-performance computing, ORNL collected and extracted building outlines and roadways from high-resolution satellite and aerial images.

Damage Assessments – Hurricane Maria
February 14, 2018

Summary Geospatial damage assessments were produced for certain impacted areas of Hurricane Maria using NOAA Imagery and Modeled Preliminary Observation Depth Grids.

Flood Detection % Maps – Hurricane Harvey
February 14, 2018

Summary This spatio-temporal composite flood extent product was produced using 34 flood extents derived from SAR and Multispectral imagery acquired over the course of 11 days (Aug 26th – September 5th, 2017) by NASA MSFC SPoRT, Copernicus EMS, MDA Systems and ARIA NASA JPL/Caltech throughout Hurricane Harvey using a wide range of sensors and sensor types Read More…

Damage Assessments – Hurricane Harvey
February 14, 2018

Summary Geospatial damage assessments were produced for certain impacted areas of Hurricane Harvey using Modeled Preliminary Observation Depth Grids.

Model & Data Inventory (MoDI)
February 14, 2018

Summary The Model & Data Inventory (MoDI) is an inventory of datasets and models used by emergency management. The inventory was based on a federal interagency effort led by FEMA and the Modeling and Data Working Group (MDWG). The MDWG was appointed by the Emergency Support Function Leadership Group (ESFLG) to identify and characterize the Read More…

Puerto Rico Nadir Aerial Imagery
February 13, 2018

Summary Aerial imagery was collected for Puerto Rico in the days directly following Hurricane Maria (09/26/2017 – 10/24/2017). The intent was to quickly develop a snapshot of current conditions to help guide response efforts.