With a number of communities experiencing damage and subsequent flooding from the recent hurricane (Florence), it’s useful to remember Esri has a Disaster Response program where you can request assistance and additional support. Community organizations, technologists, and others have made data, maps, and web apps available to the public through this platform.
Hurricane Irma Warnings – Web Maps Show National Depiction of Storm Surge Flooding Vulnerability
Sadly and somewhat shocking, here we are watching another major (epic) hurricane approach the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States – enter Irma. Agencies and populations that are potentially in harms way are bracing for the worst and implementing their emergency strategies.
Visualizing the National Water Model in ArcGIS
Something new today from Esri (and NOAA) is the ability for users of ArcGIS Online to visualize the national water model map service and flood forecasts for the continental US. This service enables forecasting and datviz of more than 2.7 million stream line segments that are updated hourly – see more on the process in […]
Esri’s larger Disaster Response Program Supports Efforts in Louisiana
An interesting update came out of Redlands this week regarding the efforts to support the terrible flooding that has tragically hit the state of Louisiana this summer. Our contacts inform us that Esri (www.esri.com) technology has been in full force in Louisiana, including the search and rescues and now the cleanup and disaster recovery efforts. […]