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CA Mudslide Data Online
New imagery of the CA mudslides are being populated on the web map. Link to this map extent in the responder maps environment: http://maps-gray-1.vexcel-data.com/?extent=-13318533.4403%2C4085263.1978%2C-13317985.8407%2C4085539.9834%2C102100 This data can also be found in the public maps area. Reported by ESRI >>

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CA Mudslide Data Online
New imagery of the CA mudslides are being populated on the web map. Link to this map extent in the responder maps environment: http://maps-gray-1.vexcel-data.com/?extent=-13318533.4403%2C4085263.1978%2C-13317985.8407%2C4085539.9834%2C102100 This data can also be found in the public maps area. Reported by ESRI >>
CA Mudslide Area of Interest (AOI)
Quick update: we have flown two flights to collect data – we are working through a few processing issues but expect data available Tuesday. Above is the AOI flown for Santa Barbara. If there are other areas of concern in this area please let us know at support@geointel.org. >>
CA Mudslide Imagery coming shortly
We have finished one round of collection with another round incoming – we expect data to be available over the weekend. >>
Thomas Wildfire imagery round 2 is online
With clear flying whether last week we were able to capture clear images from the Thomas Wildfires in Ventura, CA. Please use this link and your standard NICB/GIC credentials for access. We will post more example data online in the coming days. Also if you are a GIC member and interested in raw data access please >>
Ventura, CA Fire Imagery Flown and Deployed to Map App
The conditions improved enough to fly the expanded areas on Wednesday.  The imagery is now available on the Geointel Web Map. Reported by Sanborn and Esri. >>
Ventura, CA update – conditions remain poor
Conditions remained too smoky and hazy over Ventura County Monday December 11th to re-fly the Ventura Area of Interest (AOI). We are monitoring the situation closely with our Flyer partner and will provide an update as soon as it’s clear enough to collect valuable imagery. For questions or comments please email support@geointel.org. >>
Early image data is available for Ventura, CA
We’ve posted early views of the Thomas wildfire in Ventura, CA at http://arcg.is/2xeAVK6. Please note that: The heavy smoke and ash blocked us from doing a complete image capture Due to the smoke much of the imagery is difficult to view We will be refining and editing the images over the coming days as well >>
Ventura (Thomas) Fire Collection Two-Thirds Complete
Lines 1-3 and 9-14 (in blue) of the 15cm Ventura Fire AOI were flown 12/06/17.  The remaining lines were too obscured by smoke to collect at the time.  Data is in transit and expected to be processed and uploaded by the end of 12/07/2017.  The AOI will be expanded if the fire continues to grow. >>
Post Hurricane Maria Imagery Updates to Web App
Additional nadir imagery for Puerto Rico and St.Croix has been added to the GIC web map application. Reported by Esri. >>
All California Wildfire Imagery Collected and Processed
The aerial acquisition effort over the wildfire areas is complete.  All the data has been uploaded.  Keep watch for notification when the data is published to the GIC web viewer.  CIR of Tubbs area below. Reported by Sanborn Mapping >>

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Event Summary

On December 5th 2017 an intense wildfire broke out in Ventura County, California. The fire has currently consumed at least 81,000 acres and is still not contained.

The Coalition

Responding to wildfires burning in Northern California, the NICB GIC and Vexcel Imaging are partnering with Esri, and The Sanborn Map Company to rapidly acquire, process and publish to a web viewer, high-resolution aerial views of areas impacted by the fires. The coalition’s efforts will assist first responders, humanitarian organizations, federal and state agencies, and insurers by providing them with high-resolution imagery that will provide actionable insight into the situation on the ground.

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