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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 Incident Journal
November 1, 2018
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.
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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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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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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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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.