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Irma Basemap - ORNL Building Outlines


Authors: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Owners: datamgr Irma · David Arctur
DOI:10.4211/hs.34c24197eb144a70a0d249cf6c4d32ee How to Cite
Resource type:Composite Resource
Created:Sep 23, 2018 at 6:34 a.m.
Last updated: Nov 27, 2018 at midnight by David Arctur

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.

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

Subject Keywords

Oak Ridge National Laboratory,Georgia,hurricane,Irma2017,Florida,buildings,Alabama,ORNL,South Carolina,building outlines,DHS,FEMA

How to cite

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

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