Flood Map Desktop for ArcGIS Emily Szajna Kristy Hanselman Colleen Hermans
Overview <ul><li>Background Information </li></ul><ul><li>Project Set-up </li></ul><ul><li>Project settings </li></ul><ul>...
Introduction <ul><li>Map Modernization Project: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administered by FEMA through the National Flood Insu...
Introduction <ul><li>Mapping Information Platform (MIP): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FEMA’s online application tool: Great for p...
DFIRM
Introduction <ul><li>Flood Map Desktop (TM)  (FMD) is a  free  public domain software developed by the company PBS&J </li>...
Introduction <ul><li>FMD Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cartography Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Tools </l...
Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Flood Mapping Tab </li></ul><ul><li>Create/choose your Workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Create yo...
.elm File <ul><li>Stores labels and leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic elements file, .elm, generated the first time you cr...
Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Geodatabase created </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project.xml saves your Project Settings </li></ul>...
FMD Geodatabase FMD “Tree View” FMD Geodatabase in ArcCatalog
FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>Once the .mdb is created, load layers through ArcCatalog or FMD </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata capabil...
Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Domain tables are within the FMD geodatabase, they correspond to FEMA compliant values. </li...
FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>Run Topology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FMD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ArcCatalog </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Base Index </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial boundary of the aerial DOP used as base map. </li><...
FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>The Quad Index is created through FMD. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on USGS quadrangles </li></ul><...
FMD Geodatabase – FIRM Panel Index <ul><li>Created through FMD based on the Quad Index. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Panel scale ...
FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>Start with 24000-scale quads, manually split the areas as necessary using the FMD “Panel Toolbar” ...
Project Settings <ul><li>The Project Settings display is used to set up the template of the map panel. These settings incl...
Project Settings <ul><li>To access the project settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right click on DFIRM: FMD_ County  and sele...
Project Settings
Project Settings <ul><li>Designed to allow the user  </li></ul><ul><li>to modify the cartographic  </li></ul><ul><li>symbo...
Project Settings <ul><li>Layer files used in map  </li></ul><ul><li>production  </li></ul><ul><li>FEMA compliant </li></ul>
Project Settings <ul><li>Ability to  </li></ul><ul><li>use own  </li></ul><ul><li>Style files </li></ul><ul><li>Holds our ...
Project Settings <ul><li>Pin-to-Graphics option for adding additional  </li></ul><ul><li>text when necessary for individua...
Project Settings <ul><li>Pin-to-Graphics:  able to delete  </li></ul><ul><li>from folder when no longer  </li></ul><ul><li...
Project Settings <ul><li>Special note module to easily place  </li></ul><ul><li>any special or custom map note   </li></ul...
Project Settings
Project Settings <ul><li>Ability to use  </li></ul><ul><li>own raster.lyr </li></ul><ul><li>file </li></ul><ul><li>If ther...
 
 
 
 
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<ul><li>Spatial join to  create dynamic legend from multiple files. </li></ul>
 
Final Deliverables <ul><li>PDFs of maps </li></ul><ul><li>PNGs of maps, as well as PGWs (georeferenced) </li></ul>
Final Deliverables <ul><ul><li>Political Areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flood...
Final Deliverables <ul><li>Label Leader and Label Point layers need to be uploaded from the elm into the geodatabase. </li...
Final Deliverables <ul><li>FMD exports FEMA-compliant layers  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strips FMD-only fields </li></ul></ul>
Conclusion <ul><li>FMD has made the DNR MapMod team four times more efficient. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map making/cartograph...
Flood Map Desktop Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] <...
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Flood Map Desktop for ArcGIS

  1. 1. Flood Map Desktop for ArcGIS Emily Szajna Kristy Hanselman Colleen Hermans
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Background Information </li></ul><ul><li>Project Set-up </li></ul><ul><li>Project settings </li></ul><ul><li>Labeling </li></ul><ul><li>End of Project Deliverables/Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Map Modernization Project: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administered by FEMA through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrade floodplain maps by creating and distributing them in a GIS format </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In the past, maps were produced by FEMA and distributed on paper </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All told, 47 of the state’s most populous counties will have new Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) when this project is completed </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Mapping Information Platform (MIP): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FEMA’s online application tool: Great for project management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handy for remote access since desktop ArcGIS is not needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>However, because it is run from FEMA’s server with numerous users Nationwide, it is very SLOW. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. DFIRM
  6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>Flood Map Desktop (TM) (FMD) is a free public domain software developed by the company PBS&J </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FMD manages your work and remembers your project settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FMD will also create data such as graticules and masking on-the-fly </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Introduction <ul><li>FMD Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cartography Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Management Tools </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Flood Mapping Tab </li></ul><ul><li>Create/choose your Workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Create your Project </li></ul><ul><li>Geodatabase & xml created </li></ul>
  9. 9. .elm File <ul><li>Stores labels and leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic elements file, .elm, generated the first time you create labels in a project. </li></ul><ul><li>An access database that stores the graphics elements on a panel by panel basis. </li></ul><ul><li>A simplified annotation feature class that FMD manages for the DFIRM projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Each project has its own .elm </li></ul>
  10. 10. Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Geodatabase created </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project.xml saves your Project Settings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help link, html popup </li></ul>
  11. 11. FMD Geodatabase FMD “Tree View” FMD Geodatabase in ArcCatalog
  12. 12. FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>Once the .mdb is created, load layers through ArcCatalog or FMD </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata capabilities </li></ul>
  13. 13. Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Domain tables are within the FMD geodatabase, they correspond to FEMA compliant values. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: units, line types </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FMD–specific fields </li></ul>
  14. 14. FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>Run Topology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FMD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ArcCatalog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Database QA/QC check with report generated </li></ul><ul><li>Clean field command </li></ul><ul><li>PLSS data attribution </li></ul>
  15. 15. Geodatabase Formation <ul><li>Base Index </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial boundary of the aerial DOP used as base map. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>The Quad Index is created through FMD. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on USGS quadrangles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created when the FIRM Panel Index is made </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. FMD Geodatabase – FIRM Panel Index <ul><li>Created through FMD based on the Quad Index. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Panel scale determined by FEMA rules </li></ul></ul>24000 12000 6000
  18. 18. FMD Geodatabase <ul><li>Start with 24000-scale quads, manually split the areas as necessary using the FMD “Panel Toolbar” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select panel, then push the button </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once saved, push Renumber </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Project Settings <ul><li>The Project Settings display is used to set up the template of the map panel. These settings include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specifying t he type of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>symbology to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The notes to users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>displayed on the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maps, title block, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and legend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A project.xml is created </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>that sets global settings for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>entire project; reloads each </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project settings can be changed at any time in production     </li></ul>
  20. 20. Project Settings <ul><li>To access the project settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right click on DFIRM: FMD_ County and select the project settings tab </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Project Settings
  22. 22. Project Settings <ul><li>Designed to allow the user </li></ul><ul><li>to modify the cartographic </li></ul><ul><li>symbols supplied with FMD </li></ul><ul><li>or allow the user to upload </li></ul><ul><li>their own symbols </li></ul>
  23. 23. Project Settings <ul><li>Layer files used in map </li></ul><ul><li>production </li></ul><ul><li>FEMA compliant </li></ul>
  24. 24. Project Settings <ul><li>Ability to </li></ul><ul><li>use own </li></ul><ul><li>Style files </li></ul><ul><li>Holds our </li></ul><ul><li>symbology </li></ul>
  25. 25. Project Settings <ul><li>Pin-to-Graphics option for adding additional </li></ul><ul><li>text when necessary for individual projects </li></ul>
  26. 26. Project Settings <ul><li>Pin-to-Graphics: able to delete </li></ul><ul><li>from folder when no longer </li></ul><ul><li>needed or use in other projects </li></ul>
  27. 27. Project Settings <ul><li>Special note module to easily place </li></ul><ul><li>any special or custom map note </li></ul><ul><li>Conforms to FEMA standards </li></ul>
  28. 28. Project Settings
  29. 29. Project Settings <ul><li>Ability to use </li></ul><ul><li>own raster.lyr </li></ul><ul><li>file </li></ul><ul><li>If there are tiled </li></ul><ul><li>orthos, only </li></ul><ul><li>relevant tiles will </li></ul><ul><li>appear for each </li></ul><ul><li>panel </li></ul>
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  31. 41. <ul><li>Spatial join to create dynamic legend from multiple files. </li></ul>
  32. 43. Final Deliverables <ul><li>PDFs of maps </li></ul><ul><li>PNGs of maps, as well as PGWs (georeferenced) </li></ul>
  33. 44. Final Deliverables <ul><ul><li>Political Areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flood Hazard Areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flood Hazard Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Base Flood Elevation Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-Section Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>River Marks (if present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PLSS Areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PLSS Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Base Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quadrangle Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Label Points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Label Leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FIRM Panel Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tables (dbf, not shp): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Study Info </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Info </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-Section Station Start </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata (xml & txt) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DFIRM layers need to be submitted to FEMA in shp, mif, and e00 format. Metadata in xml and txt. </li></ul>
  34. 45. Final Deliverables <ul><li>Label Leader and Label Point layers need to be uploaded from the elm into the geodatabase. </li></ul>
  35. 46. Final Deliverables <ul><li>FMD exports FEMA-compliant layers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strips FMD-only fields </li></ul></ul>
  36. 47. Conclusion <ul><li>FMD has made the DNR MapMod team four times more efficient. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map making/cartography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data creation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FMD helps with data standardization and storage </li></ul><ul><li>Responsive help from PBS&J </li></ul><ul><li>No outages to contend with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No internet connection is required </li></ul></ul>
  37. 48. Flood Map Desktop Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>PBS&J FMD Information: http://www.pbsj.com/what/Core/FloodHazardManagement/FloodMapDesktop.asp </li></ul><ul><li>FEMA Map Service Center: </li></ul><ul><li>http://msc.fema.gov/ (click on Flood Maps) </li></ul>

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