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    The RI E911 Exposure Assessment

    The Rhode Island Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (RI Beach SAMP), a program supported by many partners accross the state, works to study and understand how RI’s coastal communities will be affected by flooding and erosion in the coming years, and to assist municipalities in planning how to protect both people and property from these changes. One of the goals of the Beach SAMP program is to generate new data that can be used by communities and individuals to plan for the future. One of their many projects is the RI e911 Exposure Assessment, which utilizes the E911 sites data published here on RIGIS. Background on the E911 Data: The e911 sites data (as well…

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    Data Update Summary: October to December 2015

    Over the past three months we have added a multitude of updated and new datasets to the RIGIS website. Please find a complete list below. What’s new: – Quad Neatlines, 2014: These new neatlines are designed for use with the modern US Topo map series being developed by the USGS; the new 2015 US Topos are to be released via RIGIS soon. For instructions on downloading these US Topos please see the last blog posting. – Statewide Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database: This statewide database replaces the old county-based DFIRM datasets. – Urban Areas: This new boundary dataset highlights densely developed areas delineated by the U.S. Census Bureau,…