CHARM contains a wide variety data for your community
Using local data in the mapping exercise can support meaningful dialogue like values and visions for the future at each table. With an extension called CommunityViz, CHARM can overlap these reference data to calculate scenario impacts in real-time.
High detail map of municipalities and census designated places. Data downloaded from the US Census Bureau in 2013.
High detail map of all counties in US. Data downloaded from the US Census Bureau in 2013.
HAZUS essential facilities such as schools, police stations or hospitals. Data downloaded from FEMA HAZUS in 2014
Historical record of tracks for hurricanes. Data downloaded from NOAA in 2015.
ROADS AND RAILS
National dataset of public roads, highways and rails. Data downloaded from the US Census Bureau in 2015.
The CHARM grid is a regular pattern of cells that records information about your scenario. Data developed by TCWP.
POPULATION PER GRID
Shows estimated population in each CHARM grid cell. Data developed by TCWP in 2013.
Derived from USGS Digital Elevation Model. Data downloaded from USGS in 2013.
BASE FLOOD ELEVATION
Shows elevation of flood at defined sections of rivers and streams. Data downloaded from FEMA in 2016.
Shows floodway, which means the main channel of the river. Data downloaded from FEMA in 2016.
Shows 100-year, 500-year and other flood risk zones. Data downloaded from FEMA in 2016.
FLOOD INSURANCE MAP
Risk MAP Flood Risk Products, including Change of Special Flood Hazard Area, Flood Zone - Old & New. Data downloaded from FEMA in 2016.
FLOOD DEPTH AND ANALYSIS GRID
A high detail map showing Water Depth of 1% and 2% Annual Chance of Flooding, % Annual Chance of Flooding, % 30yrs Chance of Flooding. Data downloaded from FEMA in 2016.
Shapefile of ecologically significant areas in the Houston-Galveston region only. Shapes depict area of coastal prairies and woodlands. Data developed by TCWP in 2014.
Maping showing property lines and information. Data derived from local appraisal districts.
LAND COVER (CCAP)
Land cover classification, including Open Water, Land Development Intensity, Undeveloped, Woods, Wetlands. Data downloaded from NOAA in 2013.
Map of soil characteristics and drainage. Data downloaded from USDA in 2013.
Catchments refer to micro watersheds at the community level. Data downloaded from EPA in 2013.
County level watersheds, also called HUC 12. Data downloaded from USGS in 2013.
SURGE IMPACT TO CRITICAL FACILITIES
Shows storm surge impacts to critical facilities. Data derived from FEMA.
SURGE AND SLR
Storm surge for category 1-5 hurricanes. Data derived from National Weather Service.
Sea, Lake, and Overland Surges from Hurricanes. Data downloaded from National Weather Service.