Disasters

Taking Action for America’s PrepareAthon!

When a disaster hits, Americans often have to act fast to keep their families safe and protect their homes and businesses from harm. But responding to an emergency takes more than fast action. To ensure an effective response, Americans must … Continued

Disasters

Taking Action for Disaster Preparedness: Technology and Innovation in Support of America’s PrepareAthon!

As this week’s earthquake in Nepal reminds us, disasters can drastically impact our communities without warning. To help address the challenges from severe weather and other disasters, the White House encouraged entrepreneurs, makers, technologists, and creative #DisasterTech innovators to get involved , … Continued

Climate

Coastal Flooding Theme Adds Eleven New Datasets

In a continued effort to provide key datasets that support the process of developing resilience to climate change, eleven additional datasets are now available in the Coastal Flooding theme. These datasets include: NOAA Optimum Interpolation 1/4 Degree Daily Sea Surface Temperature (OISST) Analysis, Version 2 AVHRR Pathfinder Version 5.2 Level 3 Collated (L3C) Global 4km Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Climate Data Record (CDR) for 1981-2010 NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Gridded Satellite Data from ISCCP B1 (GridSat-B1) 11 micron Brightness Temperature, Version 2 NCDC Storm Events Database Coastal Economic Trends for Coastal Geographies Demographic Trends (1970-2010) for Coastal Geographies FEMA HAZUS Critical Facilities for Coastal Geographies Time-Series Data for Self-Employed Economic Activity Dependent on the Ocean and Great Lakes Economy for Counties, States, and the Nation between 2005 and 2012 Time-Series Data on the Ocean and Great Lakes Economy for Counties, States, and the Nation between 2005 and 2012 (Sector and Industry Level) Time-Series Data on the Ocean and Great Lakes Economy for Counties, States, and the Nation between 2005 and 2012 (Sector Level)Continued