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USGS Hurricane Dorian ESM

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Screen capture of the Hurricane Dorian Event Support Map (ESM). The GIRT provided situational awareness and resource management to the bureau through the Dorian ESM. Hurricane Dorian was an extremely powerful category 5 hurricane that skirted the US Atlantic coast. The image shows the USGS base map information and incorporates USGS stream gages as well as the hurricanes observed track and forecast position. This map provided USGS managers with situational awareness of the hazard and the capability to manage bureau resources during the event.


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