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  • <p>Hazus State Inventory Datasets are collections of each state&#39;s census geometries, demographic, geographic, economic, and other data required to build a Hazus study region. This video walks through how to download and unpack these datasets for use by Hazus.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to download and install Hazus state inventory datasets</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; Hazus 4.2 SP1, or a later release</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;s Hazus Webpage: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/hazus">https://www.fema.gov/hazus</a><br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;s MSC Website: <a href="https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus">https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus</a></p>

    Download Statewide Datasets

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Hazus State Inventory Datasets are collections of each state's census geometries, demographic, geographic, economic, and other data required to build a Hazus study region. This video walks through how to download and unpack these datasets for use by Hazus.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to download and install Hazus state inventory datasets

    Prerequisites:
    • Hazus 4.2 SP1, or a later release

    Helpful links:
    • FEMA's Hazus Webpage: https://www.fema.gov/hazus
    • FEMA's MSC Website: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus

  • <p>Hazus study regions are the geographic unit for which inventory data are aggregated, hazards are defined, and a risk modeling analysis is carried out. Study regions form the foundation of every Hazus analysis, and they define the type of analyses that Hazus can perform. This video provides an overview of a study region and a quick walkthrough of how to build and open a study region.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; Overview of Hazus study regions<br />
&bull; How to build a study region<br />
&bull; How to open a built study region</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region for your scenario<br />
&bull; Hazus 4.2 SP1, or a later release</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;S Hazus Webpage: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/hazus">https://www.fema.gov/hazus</a><br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;s MSC Website: <a href="https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus">https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus</a></p>

    Building a Study Region

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Hazus study regions are the geographic unit for which inventory data are aggregated, hazards are defined, and a risk modeling analysis is carried out. Study regions form the foundation of every Hazus analysis, and they define the type of analyses that Hazus can perform. This video provides an overview of a study region and a quick walkthrough of how to build and open a study region.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • Overview of Hazus study regions
    • How to build a study region
    • How to open a built study region

    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region for your scenario
    • Hazus 4.2 SP1, or a later release

    Helpful links:
    • FEMA'S Hazus Webpage: https://www.fema.gov/hazus
    • FEMA's MSC Website: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus

  • <p>The Hazus General Building Stock (GBS) is an extensive collection of building attributes and model parameter data used to calculate natural hazard impacts on a given study region. This video provides an overview of the GBS and a quick walkthrough of how to view the GBS in a study region.​</p>

<p>The demonstration covers Square Footage and Valuation Parameters of the GBS as examples of census block building data and overall study region data. Viewers should explore other attributes of the GBS in their study region on their own as they may be useful for a variety of analyses.​</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An overview of the GBS<br />
&bull; How to access the GBS<br />
&bull; How to modify GBS data</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region for your scenario<br />
&bull; Hazus 4.2 SP1, or a later release</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;S Hazus Webpage: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/hazus">https://www.fema.gov/hazus</a><br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;s MSC Website: <a href="https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus">https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus</a></p>

    General Building Stock

    Video by Paul Ganem

    The Hazus General Building Stock (GBS) is an extensive collection of building attributes and model parameter data used to calculate natural hazard impacts on a given study region. This video provides an overview of the GBS and a quick walkthrough of how to view the GBS in a study region.​

    The demonstration covers Square Footage and Valuation Parameters of the GBS as examples of census block building data and overall study region data. Viewers should explore other attributes of the GBS in their study region on their own as they may be useful for a variety of analyses.​

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An overview of the GBS
    • How to access the GBS
    • How to modify GBS data


    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region for your scenario
    • Hazus 4.2 SP1, or a later release

    Helpful links:
    • FEMA'S Hazus Webpage: https://www.fema.gov/hazus
    • FEMA's MSC Website: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus

  • <p>User Defined Facilities (UDF) are custom, site-specific data that are created using non-Hazus datasets and information, often tailored to the type of hazard you are modeling. Users can import UDF permanently into a state dataset through the Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) or directly into an existing study region. This video provides a tutorial on how to import UDF directly into an existing study region, localizing the use of the UDF to that specific study region.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An overview of UDF<br />
&bull; How to prepare UDF data<br />
&bull; How to import UDF data directly into a study region</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A created study region<br />
&bull; Prepared UDF data in personal geodatabase (.mdb) format</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; Hazus User Manuals: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/24609">https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/24609</a></p>

    Import User Defined Facilities

    Video by Paul Ganem

    User Defined Facilities (UDF) are custom, site-specific data that are created using non-Hazus datasets and information, often tailored to the type of hazard you are modeling. Users can import UDF permanently into a state dataset through the Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) or directly into an existing study region. This video provides a tutorial on how to import UDF directly into an existing study region, localizing the use of the UDF to that specific study region.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An overview of UDF
    • How to prepare UDF data
    • How to import UDF data directly into a study region


    Prerequisites:
    • A created study region
    • Prepared UDF data in personal geodatabase (.mdb) format

    Helpful links:
    • Hazus User Manuals: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/24609

  • <p>The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complementary tool used to search and transfer data into and out of the Hazus state inventory datasets. This video will provide an overview of CDMS&#39;s functionalities, review the program&#39;s interface, and walk through how to select a state inventory dataset for use in CDMS.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An introduction to CDMS<br />
&bull; The CDMS application window<br />
&bull; How to activate a state inventory dataset for use with CDMS</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; CDMS installed<br />
&bull; A downloaded and installed state inventory dataset</p>

    The Comprehensive Data Management System

    Video by Paul Ganem

    The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complementary tool used to search and transfer data into and out of the Hazus state inventory datasets. This video will provide an overview of CDMS's functionalities, review the program's interface, and walk through how to select a state inventory dataset for use in CDMS.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An introduction to CDMS
    • The CDMS application window
    • How to activate a state inventory dataset for use with CDMS

    Prerequisites:
    • CDMS installed
    • A downloaded and installed state inventory dataset

  • <p>The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complementary tool used to search and transfer data into and out of the Hazus state inventory datasets. This video will provide an overview of best practices on when to use CDMS and how to use it to query, export, import, and update statewide datasets.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to query data from a statewide dataset<br />
&bull; How to export data from a statewide dataset<br />
&bull; How to import data into CDMS<br />
&bull; How to permanently update a statewide dataset with imported data</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; CDMS installed<br />
&bull; A statewide dataset downloaded and installed</p>

    Import and Export Data in CDMS

    Video by Paul Ganem

    The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complementary tool used to search and transfer data into and out of the Hazus state inventory datasets. This video will provide an overview of best practices on when to use CDMS and how to use it to query, export, import, and update statewide datasets.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to query data from a statewide dataset
    • How to export data from a statewide dataset
    • How to import data into CDMS
    • How to permanently update a statewide dataset with imported data


    Prerequisites:
    • CDMS installed
    • A statewide dataset downloaded and installed

  • <p>The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complementary tool used to search and transfer data into and out of the Hazus state inventory datasets. This video covers how to use CDMS to incorporate User-Defined Facility (UDF) data into statewide datasets.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to import UDF data into CDMS and update a statewide dataset</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; CDMS installed<br />
&bull; Prepared UDF data to import into a state inventory dataset</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; Hazus User Manuals: <a href="https://fema.gov/hazus">https://fema.gov/hazus</a></p>

    User Defined Facilities in CDMS

    Video by Paul Ganem

    The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complementary tool used to search and transfer data into and out of the Hazus state inventory datasets. This video covers how to use CDMS to incorporate User-Defined Facility (UDF) data into statewide datasets.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to import UDF data into CDMS and update a statewide dataset


    Prerequisites:
    • CDMS installed
    • Prepared UDF data to import into a state inventory dataset

    Helpful links:
    • Hazus User Manuals: https://fema.gov/hazus

  • <p>Advanced Hazus users are able to interact with Hazus data outside of the Hazus program and use SQL-based methods for more advanced and controlled explorations of data. Through ArcGIS, you can establish a SQL-based connection to Hazus data and conduct queries. This video will show how to establish that SQL connection and use it to explore Hazus data.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to establish a SQL database connection in ArcGIS Desktop<br />
&bull; How to use a SQL-Hazus database connection to access Hazus data</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; ArcGIS Desktop installed<br />
&bull; A saved study region or installed state inventory dataset</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; Hazus Help Desk: <a href="mailto:hazus-support@riskmapcds.com">hazus-support@riskmapcds.com</a></p>

    Connect to a SQL Database in ArcGIS

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Advanced Hazus users are able to interact with Hazus data outside of the Hazus program and use SQL-based methods for more advanced and controlled explorations of data. Through ArcGIS, you can establish a SQL-based connection to Hazus data and conduct queries. This video will show how to establish that SQL connection and use it to explore Hazus data.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to establish a SQL database connection in ArcGIS Desktop
    • How to use a SQL-Hazus database connection to access Hazus data


    Prerequisites:
    • ArcGIS Desktop installed
    • A saved study region or installed state inventory dataset

    Helpful links:
    • Hazus Help Desk: hazus-support@riskmapcds.com

  • <p>Advanced Hazus users are able to interact with Hazus data outside of the Hazus program and use SQL-based methods for more advanced and controlled explorations of data. This video will demonstrate how to use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to query and explore Hazus data.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to access, view, and interact with Hazus data through SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; SQL Server Management System installed<br />
&bull; A saved study region</p>

    Manage Hazus Data in SQL

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Advanced Hazus users are able to interact with Hazus data outside of the Hazus program and use SQL-based methods for more advanced and controlled explorations of data. This video will demonstrate how to use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to query and explore Hazus data.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to access, view, and interact with Hazus data through SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

    Prerequisites:
    • SQL Server Management System installed
    • A saved study region

  • <p><br />
Hazus is a freely-available, natural hazard risk modeling software developed and managed by FEMA. Users can estimate potential physical, economic, and social impacts of natural disasters on their communities and display these results through GIS. This video provides an overview of Hazus&#39;s capabilities and a quick walkthrough of how to download and install Hazus software.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An introduction to the Hazus program<br />
&bull; How to download and install the latest version of Hazus</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; Compatible version of ArcGIS Desktop</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;s Hazus Webpage: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/hazus">https://www.fema.gov/hazus</a><br />
&bull; FEMA&#39;s MSC Website: <a href="https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus">https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus</a><br />
&bull; Hazus Helpdesk Email Address: <a href="mailto:hazus-support@riskmapcds.com">hazus-support@riskmapcds.com</a></p>

    Install Hazus

    Video by Paul Ganem


    Hazus is a freely-available, natural hazard risk modeling software developed and managed by FEMA. Users can estimate potential physical, economic, and social impacts of natural disasters on their communities and display these results through GIS. This video provides an overview of Hazus's capabilities and a quick walkthrough of how to download and install Hazus software.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An introduction to the Hazus program
    • How to download and install the latest version of Hazus


    Prerequisites:
    • Compatible version of ArcGIS Desktop

    Helpful links:
    • FEMA's Hazus Webpage: https://www.fema.gov/hazus
    • FEMA's MSC Website: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus
    • Hazus Helpdesk Email Address: hazus-support@riskmapcds.com

  • <p><br />
Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will demonstrate how to import historical event ShakeMap data, hypothetical scenario ShakeMap data, and user-defined liquefaction data for an earthquake scenario in Salt Lake County, Utah.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An overview of USGS ShakeMaps<br />
&bull; How to import USGS ShakeMap Event data<br />
&bull; How to import USGS ShakeMap Scenario data<br />
&bull; How to import user defined hazard data maps</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A user defined hazard data map (ex: soil liquefaction)</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; USGS ShakeMap Website: <a href="https://earthquake.usgs.gov/">https://earthquake.usgs.gov/</a><br />
&bull; Hazus Earthquake User Manual: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1820-25045-6286/hzmh2_1_eq_tm.pdf">https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1820-25045-6286/hzmh2_1_eq_tm.pdf</a><br />
&bull; Hazus Helpdesk Email address: <a href="mailto:hazus-support@riskmapcds.com">hazus-support@riskmapcds.com</a></p>

    Import a Shakemap for an Earthquake Scenario

    Video by Paul Ganem


    Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will demonstrate how to import historical event ShakeMap data, hypothetical scenario ShakeMap data, and user-defined liquefaction data for an earthquake scenario in Salt Lake County, Utah.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An overview of USGS ShakeMaps
    • How to import USGS ShakeMap Event data
    • How to import USGS ShakeMap Scenario data
    • How to import user defined hazard data maps


    Prerequisites:
    • A user defined hazard data map (ex: soil liquefaction)

    Helpful links:
    • USGS ShakeMap Website: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/
    • Hazus Earthquake User Manual: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1820-25045-6286/hzmh2_1_eq_tm.pdf
    • Hazus Helpdesk Email address: hazus-support@riskmapcds.com

  • <p>Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import a depth grid for a riverine-only analysis within the Hazus flood model, using a Salt Lake County, Utah study region and a 500-year event depth grid.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An overview of depth grids<br />
&bull; How to import a depth grid for a riverine-only flood scenario</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region for your scenario<br />
&bull; Downloaded depth grid data from FEMA MSC</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; FEMA MSC: <a href="https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus">https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus</a></p>

    Import a Depth Grid for a Flood Scenario

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import a depth grid for a riverine-only analysis within the Hazus flood model, using a Salt Lake County, Utah study region and a 500-year event depth grid.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An overview of depth grids
    • How to import a depth grid for a riverine-only flood scenario

    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region for your scenario
    • Downloaded depth grid data from FEMA MSC

    Helpful links:
    • FEMA MSC: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus

  • <p>Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import Hurrevac data for 2017&#39;s Hurricane Harvey for use in the Hazus hurricane wind model.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An overview of Hurrevac data<br />
&bull; How to import Hurrevac data</p>

<p><br />
Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region for your scenario</p>

    Import Hurrevac Data for a Hurricane Scenario

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import Hurrevac data for 2017's Hurricane Harvey for use in the Hazus hurricane wind model.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An overview of Hurrevac data
    • How to import Hurrevac data


    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region for your scenario

  • <p>Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import census tract wind data, commonly referred to as a .dat or DAT file, for 2017&#39;s Hurricane Harvey for use in the Hazus hurricane wind model.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; An overview of DAT files<br />
&bull; How to import a DAT file of observed windfield data</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region for your scenario<br />
&bull; A DAT file for a hurricane scenario</p>

    Import a DAT File for a Hurricane Scenario

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import census tract wind data, commonly referred to as a .dat or DAT file, for 2017's Hurricane Harvey for use in the Hazus hurricane wind model.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • An overview of DAT files
    • How to import a DAT file of observed windfield data

    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region for your scenario
    • A DAT file for a hurricane scenario

  • <p>Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import tsunami hazard data for use in the Hazus tsunami model.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to download sample tsunami data from the MSC website<br />
&bull; How to import a Digital Elevation Map (DEM)<br />
&bull; How to import a runup height grid</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region for your scenario</p>

    Import User-Defined Data for a Tsunami Scenario

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Importing hazard data can greatly enhance the quality of Hazus analyses and lead to more accurate results for your scenario. This video will walk through how to import tsunami hazard data for use in the Hazus tsunami model.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to download sample tsunami data from the MSC website
    • How to import a Digital Elevation Map (DEM)
    • How to import a runup height grid

    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region for your scenario

  • <p>After creating a Hazus study region and hazard scenario, the next step is to run the analysis. This video will demonstrate how to view your scenario&#39;s parameters and run an analysis, using an earthquake model in Salt Lake County, Utah as an example.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to view functions<br />
&bull; How to view parameters<br />
&bull; How to run an analysis</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared study region<br />
&bull; A prepared scenario</p>

    Run Your Analysis

    Video by Paul Ganem

    After creating a Hazus study region and hazard scenario, the next step is to run the analysis. This video will demonstrate how to view your scenario's parameters and run an analysis, using an earthquake model in Salt Lake County, Utah as an example.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to view functions
    • How to view parameters
    • How to run an analysis

    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared study region
    • A prepared scenario

  • <p>Once you have run your Hazus analyses, it is important to understand how to view results and change how these results are presented. This video will demonstrate where to access the results data, how to display this data, and how to change the visual attributes of this data.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; The different types of results that Hazus produces<br />
&bull; How to view results<br />
&bull; How to change mapped-data&#39;s Symbology</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A run analysis</p>

    View Your Results

    Video by Paul Ganem

    Once you have run your Hazus analyses, it is important to understand how to view results and change how these results are presented. This video will demonstrate where to access the results data, how to display this data, and how to change the visual attributes of this data.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • The different types of results that Hazus produces
    • How to view results
    • How to change mapped-data's Symbology

    Prerequisites:
    • A run analysis

  • <p>After completing an analysis, the Hazus Export Tool allows you to easily export and share data in file geodatabase format and for use in non-ESRI products. This video will walk through how to add the export tool and use it to export results data.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to add the Hazus Export Tool to the ArcGIS Toolbox<br />
&bull; How to use the Hazus Export Toolto export data from a Hazus study region or scenario</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; A prepared and saved study region<br />
&bull; A Standard or Advance level ArcGIS license</p>

    Sharing Results with the Hazus Export Tool

    Video by Paul Ganem

    After completing an analysis, the Hazus Export Tool allows you to easily export and share data in file geodatabase format and for use in non-ESRI products. This video will walk through how to add the export tool and use it to export results data.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to add the Hazus Export Tool to the ArcGIS Toolbox
    • How to use the Hazus Export Toolto export data from a Hazus study region or scenario

    Prerequisites:
    • A prepared and saved study region
    • A Standard or Advance level ArcGIS license

  • <p><br />
Hazus Package Regions (HPRs) are the package files created by Hazus when you export a study region and they contain full data sets of the built study region, the scenario data, and any analyses that have been run. While invaluable sources of data or to share with colleagues, HPRs created in previous versions of Hazus are not compatible with the most recent version for direct import and use. However, this video will demonstrate how to restore and export data from older HPRs.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to update HPRs from the most-recent previous version of Hazus<br />
&bull; How to access data in HPRs outside of Hazus</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; An HPR file from Hazus 4.2 or earlier</p>

    Restore a Legacy Hazus Package Region (HPR)

    Video by Paul Ganem


    Hazus Package Regions (HPRs) are the package files created by Hazus when you export a study region and they contain full data sets of the built study region, the scenario data, and any analyses that have been run. While invaluable sources of data or to share with colleagues, HPRs created in previous versions of Hazus are not compatible with the most recent version for direct import and use. However, this video will demonstrate how to restore and export data from older HPRs.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to update HPRs from the most-recent previous version of Hazus
    • How to access data in HPRs outside of Hazus

    Prerequisites:
    • An HPR file from Hazus 4.2 or earlier

  • <p>This video demonstrates how to use ArcGIS to create a depth grid for a 100-year event (1% return) riverine-only event using FEMA DFIRM data.</p>

<p>What you&#39;ll learn in this video:<br />
&bull; How to create a depth grid from DFIRM data</p>

<p>Prerequisites:<br />
&bull; ArcGIS with Spatial Analyst Extension<br />
&bull; Your study region&#39;s DFIRM data downloaded from the FEMA MSC</p>

<p>Helpful links:<br />
&bull; FEMA MSC: <a href="https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus">https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus</a><br />
&bull; Flood Level 2 SOPs: <a href="https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1530821743439-e16c13c1f6266bbe374dc00a00ac9910/Hazus_Flood_Model_SOP_level2analysis.pdf">https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1530821743439-e16c13c1f6266bbe374dc00a00ac9910/Hazus_Flood_Model_SOP_level2analysis.pdf</a></p>

    Create a Depth Grid from DFIRMs

    Video by Paul Ganem

    This video demonstrates how to use ArcGIS to create a depth grid for a 100-year event (1% return) riverine-only event using FEMA DFIRM data.

    What you'll learn in this video:
    • How to create a depth grid from DFIRM data

    Prerequisites:
    • ArcGIS with Spatial Analyst Extension
    • Your study region's DFIRM data downloaded from the FEMA MSC

    Helpful links:
    • FEMA MSC: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/resources/hazus
    • Flood Level 2 SOPs: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1530821743439-e16c13c1f6266bbe374dc00a00ac9910/Hazus_Flood_Model_SOP_level2analysis.pdf