Severe Storm

Hurricane Data Portal (NASA GES)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
Undefined

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap

File types: 

HDF
HDF4
HDF5
HDF-EOS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Global Land Cover Facility (University of Maryland, NASA,GOFC GOLD)

Data Type: 

elevation
hazard
landuse

Costs: 

free
Undefined

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap

File types: 

GeoTIFF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

Depends on satellite

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

The only request in return is that the user acknowledge the GLCF as source of the dataset in any publication or presentation.

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) (NASA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

nfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

File types: 

HDF
NetCDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Space-based Information: 

Global Precipitation Mission (GPM)

Requirements: 

<p><a href="https://www.gportal.jaxa.jp/gp/agreement.html?F832685224633LKJM3W=_" target="_blank">Registration and login</a></p>

Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu and Tuvalu

English

Category 5 cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu on 13 and 14 March 2015, killing at least eleven people, causing serious damage to infrastructure and leaving debris across the capital. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), approximately 14,000 homes have been reported to be destroyed or damaged throughout the provinces of Penama, Malampa, Shefa and Tafea, and 65,000 are in need of temporary shelter.

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Short title: 

Name: 

Cyclone Pam

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2015-000020-VUT

Region: 

Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Occurance Date: 

13/03/2015
activated

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0

TerraSAR-X (DLR)

Data Type: 

satdata

Costs: 

nfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
statistic

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

15 - 25

Requirements: 

<p><a href="http://sss.terrasar-x.dlr.de/" target="_blank">Registration, login</a> and <a href="http://sss.terrasar-x.dlr.de/pdfs/how_to_submit_a_tsx_proposal.pdf" target="_blank">proposal submission</a> in order to get data access</p>

Satellites and Sensors: 

Baseline data (WFP)

Data Type: 

baseline
elevation
hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

File types: 

CSV
kmlsuper

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

AIRS precipitation (NASA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

File types: 

HDF
KMZ
PortableNetworkGraphicsPNG
TIFF
WMS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Requirements: 

<p><a href="http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/AIRS/data-holdings/by-data-product-V6" target="_blank">You need registration</a></p>

Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) (DWD, WMO)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap

File types: 

ASCII
gif
NetCDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Space-based Information: 

Ground based measurements

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

The Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) is a specialized Centre supporting climate monitoring and research. It is operated by DWD under the auspices of WMO. Product users are kindly asked to refer to GPCC.

Very high resolution optical satellite imagery (Digital Globe)

Data Type: 

elevation
satdata

Costs: 

nfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportmap

Institution: 

File types: 

Jpeg
NITF
PNG
TIFF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

0.03 - 30

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Information request here you go

Monthly weather predicitons (ECMWF)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

rfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
fore
near

Data accessibility: 

statistic

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

GRIB

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

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