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 Emergency Response Maps and Useful, Public Information Webmaps
There’s many maps, webmaps and web resources available online to support the response to Hurricane Irma. These range for traffic maps, evacuation routes, shelter locations, wind speed and direction information and much more. The GeoTech community and many organizations are putting together these fine resources in order to inform the public and keep people safe.
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.
GIS Lessons and Resources for Managing Flood-Related Disasters
Sadly, as expected by experts, the 2017 hurricane season is turning out to be busy and deadly. While responders and local officials along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast are still dealing with the cleanup from Harvey, Irma is barreling towards the Eastern seaboard and the Gulf Coast, picking up speed and strength with each […]
Esri Supporting and Helping Agencies Respond to #flooding Disaster – Get Access to Software and Data
A reminder to agencies, organizations, non-profits, consultants and other GIS professionals who are involved in the response to natural disasters such as wildfires and the more recent flooding and hurricane that has impacted Texas and surrounding areas. Esri is prepared to support those who are responding and supporting agencies with GIS, mapping related services and […]
Tips for Supporting Emergency Response Efforts by GIS Admins with ArcGIS Online and Admin Tools
One of the most satisfying parts of our business is knowing that we are supporting a base of GIS professionals and users in government, industry, non profits, and academia, many of them involved in building maps, webmaps, and apps to support their local communities in times of crisis. Many users of our Admin Tools for […]
Hurricane Harvey Response, Maps and Apps Gallery
Another fine resource supporting the ongoing crisis and disaster hitting Texas resulting from Hurricane Harvey. This ArcGIS Online #OpenData data tip was shared on LinkedIn via Hari Yeruva, GISP Open Data Evangelist
Hurricane Data Resource, Texas – Hurricane Harvey, Living Atlas Layers, Live Tweet Map, Gallery
A post Hurricane Harvey resource from Esri, this Story Map shares data layers via the Living Atlas including wind, traffic, stream guages, precipitation maps and more
5 Things on Friday 44 – GIS Tips, Maps, WebMaps and OpenData for #HurricaneHarvey
Time for another summer edition of 5Things on Friday – with Hurricane season well underway , September is expected by experts to be a busy month for extreme weather events. As Hurricane Harvey bears down on the Texas Gulf coast we share some of the resources available to responders and the GIS/mapping community to help […]
2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season & Public Information Map – 5-9 Major Storms Predicted
As a Southern company naturally we’re concerned about hurricanes and the coming hurricane season. Naturally, we’re concerned for the safety and well-being of our staff, families, colleagues, friends, clients, and the general public. We also have an office in Biloxi, MS along the beautiful Florida Gulf Coast which can be subjected to direct impact from […]