OLDWICK, N.J.–in this A.M.BestTV episode from the RMS Exceedance 2018 conference in Miami, modelers and risk experts say current U.S. flood designations do little to distinguish depth of flooding, and maps draw stark, sometimes inaccurate, distinctions between flood and non-flood regions. Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=exceedance5518 to view the entire program.
Crisis and information systems researchers to attend ISCRAM conference hosted at RIT
To support efforts to combat the ongoing wildfires in California, DigitalGlobe is making critical imagery and data available through our Open Data Program. DigitalGlobe is publicly releasing satellite imagery for Ventura, California, and surrounding communities and will expand our coverage based on the fire’s activity.
Esri has published an interactive map of the California fires
Free and rapid imagery was provided through the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System The calls for assistance started days before Hurricane Harvey came barreling across America’s doorstep this summer. First responders and government officials needed answers to prepare and protect communities. How strong is this storm going to be? What kind of damage occurred on […]
There’s many resources to help inform the public and provide real-time and near real-time information and safety tips. A number of webmaps have been shared online, include these which have been identified by the crew at GEO Jobe
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maintains guidelines and standards to support the Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) Program. These guidelines and standards define the specific implementation of the statutory and regulatory requirements for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These also outline the performance of Flood Risk Projects, processing of Letters of […]
Today DigitalGlobe released high-resolution satellite images of the wildfires burning in Northern California. These wildfires have killed at least 21 people, destroyed at least 3,500 structures, and burned more than 115,000 acres. In the above link, you’ll find imagery of the Santa Rosa, Calif., area taken yesterday and today.
From Esri… This Esri Interactive Map presents the enriched Shakemap of the M 7.1 Earthquake near Puebla, Mexico to show the potential impact to population and households in the area.
Edinburgh, September 2017 start-upave believe that people make better decisions if they have quick and simple access to the data they need, at the time they need it. With the catastrophic events of recent natural disasters, the Brainnwave team decided to down tools and see what they could do to help.