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PNNL RIFT Flood Depth Grids
March 28, 2019
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has  developed a Rapid Infrastructure Flood Tool (RIFT) to produce predictive hydrodynamic flood modeling and simulations for a diversity of flood  events
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March 2019 Flooding Imagery Services & Helpful Links
March 25, 2019
A collection of imagery services, web maps, incident journals, and any other useful links to support response to flooding. Updated often throughout the event.
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Visualizing Areas at Risk – Evaporate Stress Index
November 30, 2018
The Evaporative Stress Index (ESI) is a global dataset produced weekly at 5-kilometer resolution for the entire globe, which can help reveal regions of drought where vegetation is stressed due to lack of water. Based on variations in land surface temperature, the ESI indicates how the current rate of ET compares to normal conditions.
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Camp Wildfire – Fire Heat Extent
November 30, 2018
The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) used National Infrared Operations (NIROPS ) to create fire heat extent layers by extracting values from the NIROPS  thermal infrared imagery. The layer displays the daily change in the Camp Wildfire heat intensity and extent.
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Historical Damage Assessment Database
November 28, 2018
The Historical Damage Assessment Database is a repository of geospatial damage assessments from past National Disaster events where damage assessments were conducted either using high-resolution imagery or by means of geospatial modeling. The purpose of generating geospatial damage assessments is to provide rapid situational awareness of the number of structures impacted.
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Hurricane Michael Debris Detection
October 22, 2018
FEMA's Response Geospatial Office developed a workflow for detecting debris in NOAA imagery. For this product, a single tile Southeast of Mexico Beach was used for the feature extraction. The data is downloadable on FEMA's National Disasters FTP site.
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FEMA Disaster Reporter – Hurricane Lane
August 29, 2018
The purpose of the FEMA Disaster Reporter is to crowdsource and share disaster-related information for events occurring within the United States, allowing citizens, first responders, emergency managers, community response & recovery teams, and others to view and contribute information on a publicly accessible map.
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ORNL Built Up Areas – Hawaiian Islands
August 25, 2018
Oak Ridge National Lab rapid response data delivery of Built Up Areas of the Hawaiian Islands in response to Hurricane Lane.
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ORNL Building Outlines – Hawaii
August 24, 2018
Oak Ridge National Labs derived building outlines for the main island of Hawaii in response to Hurricane Lane.
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Active Fire Extent (Enriched)
August 2, 2018
Web service updating every 6 hours with the latest active fire perimeter from GeoMAC. Enriched with CoreLogic residential parcel counts and census demographics.
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ORNL Building Outlines – Carr Fire
August 2, 2018
Oak Ridge National Labs derived building outlines from 2014 NAIP imagery for Shasta and Trinity counties in response to the ongoing Carr, California fire.
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Earthquake Exposure Model
June 25, 2018
The Preliminary Earthquake Exposure Model is a suite of Python scripts that use authoritative hazard, structural, and vulnerability data in order to provide information to Emergency Managers immediately following a significant earthquake event.
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Modeled Depth Grids – California & Nevada Flooding
February 15, 2018
Depth grids were modeled using stream gauges for the 2017 California/Nevada flooding disaster event.
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Modeled Tornado Damage Assessments
February 15, 2018
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NOAA Damage Assessment Toolkit (DAT)
February 15, 2018
The National Weather Service (NWS) Damage Assessment Toolkit (DAT) has been utilized experimentally since 2009 to assess damage following tornadoes and convective wind events. The DAT is a GIS-based framework for collecting, storing, and analyzing damage survey data, utilizing the Enhanced Fujita (EF) scale for the classification of damage.
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Hurricane Maria NOAA Imagery
February 15, 2018
From September 22 - 26, 2017, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected damage assessment imagery in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The aerial imagery was collected in specific areas identified by FEMA and the National Weather Service. You can access all of the images collected online.
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Forecasted Flood Depth Grids – Hurricane Irma
February 15, 2018
Forecasted flood depth grids were generated for Hurricane Irma using the National Weather Service's (NWS) Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) forecasted water levels. These depth grids allowed for pre-event planning and early estimated hazard exposure counts.
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Forecasted Flood Depth Grids – Hurricane Harvey
February 15, 2018
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Flood Detection % Maps – Hurricane Maria
February 15, 2018
This spatio-temporal composite flood extent product was produced using 14 flood extents derived from SAR and Multispectral imagery acquired over the course of 4 days (Sept 20th – September 24th, 2017) by NASA MSFC SPoRT, Copernicus EMS, MDA Systems and ARIA NASA JPL/Caltech throughout Hurricane Maria using a wide range of sensors and sensor types as well as different derivation methodologies.
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Flood Detection % Maps – Hurricane Irma
February 15, 2018
This spatio-temporal composite flood extent product was produced using 16 flood extents derived from SAR and Multispectral imagery acquired over the course of 8 days (Sept 10th – September 17th, 2017) by NASA MSFC SPoRT, Copernicus EMS, MDA Systems and ARIA NASA JPL/Caltech throughout Hurricane Irma using a wide range of sensors and sensor types as well as different derivation methodologies.
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Modeled Depth Grids – Hurricane Nate
February 14, 2018
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.
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Damage Assessments – Hurricane Nate
February 14, 2018
Modeled coastal damage assessments were produced for Hurricane Nate using Modeled Preliminary Coastal Depth Grids.
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Puerto Rico & USVI Building Outlines
February 14, 2018
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.
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Damage Assessments – Hurricane Maria
February 14, 2018
Geospatial damage assessments were produced for certain impacted areas of Hurricane Maria using NOAA Imagery and Modeled Preliminary Observation Depth Grids.
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Flood Detection % Maps – Hurricane Harvey
February 14, 2018
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 as well as different derivation methodologies.
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Damage Assessments – Hurricane Harvey
February 14, 2018
Geospatial damage assessments were produced for certain impacted areas of Hurricane Harvey using Modeled Preliminary Observation Depth Grids.
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Puerto Rico Nadir Aerial Imagery
February 13, 2018
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.