Hurricane Irma Mapbooks

USNG to street address, street address to USNG tool:

SharedGeo USNG Mashup

                                                                                        

1:24,000 mapbooks for the Irma Response – Florida
Source: Florida Division of Emergency Management
Last update: 00:00 CT, September 15, 2015

Use the first link below to access an online viewer which will allow you to point and click to retrieve a 1:24,000 USNG themed PDF mapbook for the county selected.  Display is cross-referenced against a USNG overlay.  As appropriate, individual pages can then be printed on conventional 8.5 x 11 paper.  To ensure accuracy when printed, disable print-to-fit, auto-rotate and scale before printing features of the printer.  Second link below provides by name direct access to the same county mapbooks.

1. USNG County Mapbooks GMap4 Viewer

2. USNG County Mapbooks for Florida Alphabetical List

For GIS types, a zip file with templates for creating local mapbooks is also available.  See: “USNG Map Book Templates”. this page: http://floridadisaster.org/gis/usng/

 

                                                                                                                                       

1:25,000 mapbooks for the Irma Response – Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Source: Delta State University
Last update: 16:45 CT, September 8, 2017 (St. Croix, USVI added)

Each link below downloads a zip file containing individual pages at 1:25,000 for the named municipalities. As appropriate, individual pages can then be printed on conventional 8.5 x 11 paper by following the instructions for ensuring accuracy of scale found at the bottom of the page.  ”Final” is used to denote atlases where the cover page has hyperlinks to the individual pages.

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Florida Task Force Four member (in Texas for Harvey) talks about use of the mapbook style below:

USNG Mapbooks Video

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USNG versus Puerto Rican municipalities and U.S. Virgin Islands boundaries:

GMap4 Caribbean Political Boundary Mashup

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Puerto Rico

U.S. Virgin Islands

                                                                                                                                        

1:6,000 mapbooks for U.S Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida/Eastern Seaboard North
Source: FEMA National US&R Response System

Last update: continuous by source

Each map in this series will print on 8.5 x 11 conventional paper an area which approximates ten (10) football fields square (1,000m x 1,000m). This is a much more detailed view than is available using either the Florida Division of Emergency Management or Delta State University maps above and would typically be used for dense urban areas.  To ensure accuracy when printed, disable print-to-fit, auto-rotate and scale before printing features of the printer.   NOTE: These maps can be downloaded either by county (LARGE FILE) or by individual grid squares (smaller file) after zooming in.

To obtain the maps, use the following steps:

  1. Click the link below,
  2. After the viewer opens, zoom in on an area of interest,
  3. Decide whether you want an entire county worth of maps, or a specific area,
  4. Place your cursor over the county or grid square of interest and then left click (Note – if you attempting to retrieve single page(s), you must be zoomed in close enough to be seeing the 1000 meter grid squares),
  5. A pop-up box will then open,
  6. Use the “Click to download – More info” link (county) or “Select to download Atlas – More Info” (individual map) hyperlink to download.

 

FEMA U.S. National Grid Mapbooks

 

                                                                                                                                         

Know your location at anytime on the U.S. National Grid:

SharedGeo’s USNGapp

 

                                                                                                                                   

Other USNG tools which may be of value:

Online videos about USNG

Print a temporary USNG Emergency Location Marker

 

                                                                                                                                      

Additional USNG related mapping resources are available from the NAPSG Foundation:

Hurricane Irma Resources