Click on the links below to explore New York City's urban ecosystem:
FEMA Flood Map Service Center - Enter a U.S. address, place or longitude / latitude coordinates to see current flood map for your area.
FloodNet - Map showing real-time flood sensors developed by the FloodSense project at NYU and the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), with a goal of providing information on the presence, frequency, and depth of hyperlocal street-level flood events.
Hurricane Sandy Flooding - A NYTimes survey of the flooding in NY & NJ after Hurricane Sandy, October 30, 2012.
Discover GIS Data NY - This site includes LIDAR data, GIS data, and orthoimagery from a mid-1990's statewide program for viewing and download.
NY & NJ Harbor & Tributaries Focus Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study (HATS) - US Army Corps of Engineers' HATS story map homepage.
NYC Flood Hazard Mapper - Provides a comprehensive overview of the coastal flood hazards that threaten the city today, as well as how these flood hazards are likely to increase in the future with climate change.
NYC Street Trees by Species - This map shows the distribution and biodiversity of the city's street trees based on the latest tree census.
"Randel Farm Maps" - Drafted between 1818 and 1820 by John Randel, Jr. the maps, which are hand-drawn and hand-colored, document the island of Manhattan stretching from today’s Houston Street to the northernmost tip. The so-called “Farm Maps” display the island’s natural and manmade features down to individual buildings.
Tree Folio NYC - Explore NYC to see the effects of neighboring buildings, time of year/day, and street orientation on the amount of shade urban trees provide.
Waterfront Access Map - The portion of privately owned waterfront zoning lots where publicly accessible open space is provided to and along the shoreline.
Waterfront Justice Project - As the threats of climate change increase, destructive storms will expose the vulnerabilities of costal communities overburdened by industrial and chemical facilities. WJP Interactive Map is a collaborative effort between NYC-Environmental Justice Alliance and the Scientist Action and Advocacy Network (ScAAN).