Open Data Program

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Hurricane Idalia

Hurricane Idalia made landfall on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, as a Category 3 storm, hitting the Gulf Coast of Florida with catastrophic flooding and record-breaking storm surge. Maximum sustained winds reached 125 mph causing flooded street, closed airports and widespread power outages. Storm surge damage could stretch over 200 miles along Florida’s coast. Both Georgia and South Carolina had announced a state of emergency in anticipation of the storm’s possible effects on the region.

Analysis-Ready Data (ARD)

Analysis-Ready Data (ARD) is Maxar's subscription service providing users access to time-series stacks of imagery with specific preprocessing (atmospheric compensation, radiometric correction, orthorectification and alignment) to minimize the work and time required to derive answers from pixels. Learn more about ARD here.