Latest date with data2021
Expected update frequencyN/A
Last updated on09/09/2022
Locations available for downloadDelaware, County, City, Zip Code, Census Tract
DescriptionPoint locations of buildings in Delaware with inclusion in FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area map
RationaleUnderstanding the number of buildings in a given geography that fall in a flood zone can help predict the potential severity of the effects of climate change on a community.
CitationBing Maps Team. Computer Generated Building Footprints for the United States. 2018. Retrieved from https://github.com/microsoft/USBuildingFootprints and Federal Emergency Management Administration. Flood Map Service Center, 2022. Retrieved from: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/advanceSearch#searchresultsanchor
Overlaid FEMA Flood Map (polygon) Layer on Building Footprint (point) Layer, tallied counts by geographic inclusion
Each point in this dataset represents a building in Delaware, with a `in_floodzone` flag for whether the building is in a FEMA Special Flood Zone Hazard Area. Building footprints were computer-generated and derived from computer vision algorithms on satellite imagery.
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