Gulf of Mexico
Sanibel Causeway, National Geodetic Survey aerial assessment imagery collected on Sept. 29, 2022.

NOAA - Hurricane Ian National Geodetic Survey damage assessment imagery available online.

On September 29, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) began collecting aerial damage assessment images in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Imagery has been collected in specific areas by NOAA aircraft, identified by NOAA in coordination with FEMA and other state and federal partners.

Collected images are available to view online via the NGS aerial imagery viewer. View tips on how to use the imagery viewer.

View collected NOAA Emergency Response Imagery below. New imagery will be posted as soon as it is available.

NOAA's aerial imagery aids safe navigation and captures damage to coastal areas caused by a storm. Aerial imagery is a crucial tool to determine the extent of the damage inflicted by flooding, and to compare baseline coastal areas to assess the damage to major ports and waterways, coastlines, critical infrastructure, and coastal communities. This imagery provides a cost-effective way to better understand the damage sustained to both property and the environment.

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