Hurricane Irma prep gets boost from Esri resource catalog

September 8, 2017  - By

Esri has published a Hurricane Irma Resource Catalog in advance of the Category 4 hurricane cutting through the Caribbean islands on its path toward Florida.

The catalog features read-to-use applications compiled by the Esri Disaster Response Program (EDRP). EDRP is an around-the-clock service that helps with monitoring events online, discovering useful content, augmenting software and obtaining assistance from Esri experts.

To see the track of the hurricane, Esri provides its hurricane map.

Resources include:

  • Hurricane Public Information Map (PIM)
  • Hurricane Impact Summary
  • Hurricane Force Wind Impact Summary
  • Storm Surge and Flooding
  • Storm Surge Inundation
  • Hurricane Evacuation Zones
  • Waze Alerts – Hurricane Irma
  • Florida 511 – Real-Time Traffic Information
  • Hurricane Irma Photo Story Map
  • Airport and Port Status
  • NOAA Real-Time Coastal Observations
  • Florida Division of Emergency Management Open Data

Waze alerts light up Florida highways as people evacuate. (Image: Esri)

About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.