Disaster Analysis

NASS can now monitor agricultural disasters in near real-time and provide quantitative assessments using remotely sensed data and geospatial techniques. This page provides disaster assessments in geospatial data format, reports, and metadata as available. A flood monitoring methodology paper is located here.

Tropical Storm Douglas (July 2020)

Tropical Storm Douglas impacted areas of Hawaii, United States from July 20 – 29, 2020. The United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) responded to inquiries regarding affected land from Tropical Storm Douglas in near real-time. The map below identifies the extent of pasture and other agriculture (source: The University of Hawaii at Hilo Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization Laboratory) that intersects with wind swath data (source: National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center).

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Last Modified: 08/04/2020