NOAA Offers Post-Hurricane Aerial Imagery

Caitlin Dempsey

NOAA has been capturing aerial imagery showing the post-Hurricane Michael destruction across the Florida Panhandle.  

Map of the Earth’s Vegetation

Caitlin Dempsey

NASA and NOAA have released a map of the earth's vegetation. The map was created with NDVI data from VIIRS (Visible-Infrared Imager/Radiometer Suite) sensor aboard the Suomi NPP (National Polar-orbiting Partnership) satellite.

Composite Map of the Earth at Night, 2012. Source: NASA.

New Map of the Earth’s Night Lights

Caitlin Dempsey

NOAA has released an updated map of the Earth, showing light sources at night from street lights, oil and gas drilling, wildfires, volanic activity, and skyglow.

Map of 2011 Wind Performance for the United States from 3TIER.

Wind and GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

GIS  has many applications in wind mapping, analysis and modeling. Geographic data and modeling of wind performance can help site ...

U.S. Heatwave Map

Caitlin Dempsey

NOAA’s Environmental Visualization Lab has created an animation showing progression of the heat dome covering major parts of the United ...