Today we published Colored Infrared (CIR) imagery for the Thousand Oaks region. Over the next few days we will publish CIR for the remainder of the Woolsey fire as well as the Campfire in Northern California.CIR imagery is useful in some cases to determine structural damage and to identify vegetation around structures. You can toggle this layer on and off quite easily with the Layer List in the NICB application:At the bottom of the window, press the Layer List icon highlighted hereIn the Layer list, Check ‘Gray Sky 2018 ColorSEE DETAILS
For many, this simple tip might be old news. But for many others it could provide a huge productivity boost. In the GIC web application, in addition to searching for a location by street address, you can also search by latitude/longitude coordinate. Coordinates are most commonly represented in databases as decimal degrees. If you have a pair of numbers like 34.20153, -118.680375 you have a valid latitude, longitude coordinate that you can search on. Simply paste the coordinate into the search box and hit Enter, and you are taken toSEE DETAILS
Imagery for a large area covering 600 square kilometers of the Thousand Oaks fires in Southern California is now online. GIC members can access the imagery online here:https://maps.geointel.org/app/nicb/?extent=-13259002.1394%2C4037700.2673%2C-13199534.1314%2C4072708.4262%2C102100Additionally, Imagery captured Sunday is being processed and should go live early Monday. stay tuned here for updates.
The first imagery of the California fires has gone online for GIC members. We have 20cm coverage for Chico that can be seen here: https://maps.geointel.org/app/nicb/?extent=-13640221.7104%2C4786412.8658%2C-13478251.6474%2C4868276.9231%2C102100 Camp Fire / Northern California Due to heavy smoke and difficult flight conditions we were able to fly more to the west in Chico. These conditions prohibited safe collecting near Paradise, California. We plan to try to collect in these hilly regions Sunday. Data from any flights on Sunday will be available on Monday. * White shading: collected and available online * Red shading: firstSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-hover-...
We’re really proud to share the news that Vexcel was recognized with a Government Innovation Award for our work within the GIC to provide aerial imagery in the wake of disasters in the most timely manner possible. Award categories include Public Sector Innovations, Industry Innovators, and Rising Stars. You can browse all of the winners here. Vexcel Imaging Geospatial Intelligence Center The National Insurance Crime Bureau tapped Vexcel Imaging as a foundational partner in the Geospatial Intelligence Center, a coalition of companies that have come together to transform how federalSEE DETAILS