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Irma Basemap - ORNL Building Outlines


Authors: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Owners: datamgr Irma David Arctur
Resource type: Composite Resource
Storage: The size of this resource is 1.6 GB
Created: Sep 23, 2018 at 6:34 a.m.
Last updated: Feb 20, 2019 at 8:42 p.m. by David Arctur
DOI: 10.4211/hs.34c24197eb144a70a0d249cf6c4d32ee
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Abstract

At the request of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a team at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a method for capturing building outlines over a large area. For Hurricane Irma, ORNL assembled this collection [1] of building footprints for Florida (6.5 million), Georgia (3.5 million), Alabama (2.4 million), and the South Carolina coastal area (374k). This was intended as an overlay with predicted or observed flooding extent, to estimate the number of buildings that might be damaged. While not completely accurate, these building outlines are useful for estimating aggregate totals across large areas of interest.

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[1] FEMA public FTP download site [https://data.femadata.com/NationalDisasters/HurricaneIrma/Data/Buildings/Outlines/OakRidgeNationalLaboratory/]

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This resource cites: FEMA public FTP download site [https://data.femadata.com/NationalDisasters/HurricaneIrma/Data/Buildings/Outlines/OakRidgeNationalLaboratory/]
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Hurricane Irma 2017 Collection David Arctur · datamgr Irma  Published Open Access

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (2018). Irma Basemap - ORNL Building Outlines, HydroShare, https://doi.org/10.4211/hs.34c24197eb144a70a0d249cf6c4d32ee

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