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Climate-Smart Communities

Datasets on sea-level rise, climate change, and risk-preparedness

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Showing 38 datasets

  • Broadband Access

    infrastructure

    by FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

    Map displaying where broadband access may not exist

  • National Risk Index

    risk

    by FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

    Mapping application from FEMA that identifies communities most at risk to 18 natural hazards. Maps show natural hazard risk metrics and expected annual losses, social vulnerabilities, and community resilience.

  • EPA Climate Change Indicators

    climate

    by U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    A key set of indicators related to the causes and effects of climate change.

  • Drought.gov Data & Maps

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Current and historical conditions and impacts from drought

  • Social Vulnerability Index

    social-vulnerability

    by CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL

    This index uses 15 U.S. census variables to identify communities that may need support before, during, or after disasters. An overall index and 4 themes to consider elements of social vulnerability at the census tract level.

  • SNAP Utilization + Expenditures

    social-vulnerability

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program statistics on participation and costs by month

  • Community Resilience Estimates

    social-vulnerability

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Community resilience for each county and in some areas by neighbood, most recent data gathered from 2019 ACS

  • Outdoor Air Quality Data

    climate

    by U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    This query provides ozone and PM2.5 data from AirNow for recent days

  • SNAP Retailers

    social-vulnerability

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    Locations where folks can use SNAP benefits

  • EPA Environmental Justice Screening tool

    risk

    by U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    Mapping tool based on nationally consistent data and an approach that combines environmental and demographic indicators in maps and reports.

  • The State of High Tide Flooding and Annual Outlook

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Documentation of changes in high-tide flooding patterns from the previous year at 97 NOAA tide gauges along the U.S. coast, and provides a flooding outlook for these locations for the coming year, as well as projections for the next several decades.

  • Coastal and Ocean Economy Data

    social-vulnerability

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Coastal and ocean resources are productive drivers for the nation’s economy. NOAA's Digital Coast provides the tools and data sets used to quantify these impacts; communities use this information to make informed decisions about the future.

  • Digital Coast - Sea Level Rise

    risk

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    The Sea Level Rise Viewer lets users visualize community-level impacts from coastal flooding or sea level rise up to 10 feet above average high tides. Data are also available as MapServices.

  • NOAA Climate at a Glance

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Maps, graphs, and tabular climate data

  • Lidar, imagery, and land cover data for coastal zones and Great Lakes

    imagery-base-maps

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Data viewer lets users earch for and download elevation (lidar), imagery, and land cover data for the coastal U.S. and its territories.

  • Census Tract Maps

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Demographic and socio-economic data from the 2020 Census

  • Wildland-Urban Interface Areas

    climate

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, SILVIS LAB

    Univ. of Wisconsin SILVIS Lab and USDA Forest Service data showing Intermix WUI (where housing and vegetation intermingle) and interface WUI (areas with housing in the vicinity of contiguous wildland vegetation)

  • USGS Current Water Data for the Nation

    climate

    by U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    Surface-water, groundwater, water-quality, and water-use data collected at approximately 1.9 million sites across all 50 states.

  • Historical drought maps

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Time series graphs and information to put current drought into context

  • Risk Maps and Floodplains

    risk

    by FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

    Maps and information that encourage individuals, organizations and communities to take proactive steps to reducing flood risk

  • Sea Level Future Scenarios

    risk

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Six representative global mean sea level rise scenarios, based on the most up-to-date scientific literature on global mean sea level projections, including recent observational and modeling studies related to the potential for rapid ice melt in Greenland and Antarctica.

  • Unemployment data

    social-vulnerability

    by U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

    People are unemployed if they do not have a job, have actively looked for work in the prior 4 weeks, and are currently available for work.

  • Global Sea Level Rise

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Long-term change in global mean sea level from satellite altimeter radar measurements

  • Inundation from Storm Surge

    risk

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Provides a worst case snapshot for a particular storm category under "perfect" storm conditions. Each MOM considers combinations of forward speed, trajectory, and initial tide leve

  • RCC-ACIS (Regional Climate Centers - Applied Climate Information System)

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    RCC-ACIS provides a system architecture to manage the complex flow of climate information from data collectors to end users of climate information. Accessed via a programming interface, the system delivers operational information derived from historical archives and near real-time climate data. ACIS data are primarily used for the generation of operational climate products.

  • The National Map

    imagery-base-maps

    by U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    The National Map is a suite of products and services that provide access to base geospatial information to describe the landscape of the United States and its territories. Includes the National Structures Dataset

  • Storm Events Database

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Storms and other significant weather phenomena having sufficient intensity to cause loss of life, injuries, significant property damage, and/or disruption to commerce; Rare, unusual, weather phenomena that generate media attention; and other significant meteorological events.

  • TIGER Shapefiles, U.S. Census Bureau

    imagery-base-maps

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Released annually, most recently February 2021 covering 2020 data. Provides an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information, as well as information for legal boundaries and redistricting, which can be broken down by zip code, district, and major MSAs/cities

  • Landscan: best available demographic (Census) and geographic data, remote sensing, and imagery analysis techniques

    imagery-base-maps

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

    Global population distribution data. At approximately 1 km (30″ X 30″) spatial resolution, it represents an ambient population (average over 24 hours) distribution. Refreshed annually with new versions released in Q3 with latest in 2019

  • Global Historical Climatology Network Data

    climate

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    An integrated database of climate summaries from land surface stations across the globe that have been subjected to a common suite of quality assurance reviews.

  • LOCA Downscaled Climate Projections

    risk

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Historical modeled (1950–2005) and projected (2006–2100) CMIP5 results for North America for two scenarios, downscaled to U.S. counties.

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

    social-vulnerability

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    Federal program that assists families with energy costs

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Planning (Marine Cadastre)

    imagery-base-maps

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    A joint BOEM and NOAA initiative providing authoritative data to meet the needs of the offshore energy and marine planning communities.

  • American Housing Survey

    infrastructure

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Conducted every oddly numbered year, most recent in 2019, consisting of the 10-30 largest MSAs on variables including the physical condition of homes and neighborhoods, costs of financing and maintaining homes, and demographics

  • Tree Canopy

    imagery-base-maps

    by U.S. FOREST SERVICE, MULTI-RESOLUTION LAND CHARACTERISTICS CONSORTIUM

    30 meter raster geospatial datasetavailable for the contiguous United States, coastal Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.

  • Digital Coast Data

    imagery-base-maps

    by NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Coastal hazard, weather, climate, marine habitat, water quality, and infrastructure data for coastal management needs.

  • Estimated water use in 2015

    infrastructure

    by U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    Water use by sector from 2015