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Nasa Damage Map Aids Puerto Rico Hurricane Response

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Puerto Rico damage map

NASA/JPL-Caltech-produced map of damage in and around San Juan, Puerto Rico (orange inset box) from Hurricane Maria, based on ground and building surface changes detected by ESA satellites. Color variations from yellow to red indicate increasingly more significant ground and building surface change.

Credit: NASA-JPL/Caltech/ESA/Copernicus/Google

A NASA-produced map showing areas of eastern Puerto Rico that were likely damaged by Hurricane Maria has been provided to responding agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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