GIS Event Calendar

Current GRANIT Projects

2015 PREP Impervious Cover Update
DescriptionUsing on-screen editing to capture changes between 2010 and 2015, GRANIT is updating the 2010 high resolution impervious cover data for the 52 PREP communities in Maine and New Hampshire.In New Hampshire, 1-foot resolution orthophotography acquired in the spring of 2015 will provide the basis for the update.For the Maine towns, 1-meter NAIP orthophotography acquired in the summer of 2015 will support the revision.  More
Lead AgencyGRANIT
Broadband Mapping in Northern NH
DescriptionFunded by the Northern Border Regional Commission, this project continues the efforts of the NH Broadband Mapping & Planning Program to enhance economic development in NH by addressing the issues of broadband access, affordability, and utilization. To do so, GRANIT will be 1) mapping and analyzing broadband availability in 4 NH counties (Coos, Grafton, Carroll, and Sullivan) and 2) working with communities, organizations, and other stakeholders to enhance broadband access and adoption in order ...   More
Lead AgencyNH GRANIT, UNH Earth Systems Research Center
Sponsor(s)Northern Border Regional Commmission
Coordination of FY 15 Imagery Acquisition
DescriptionThe NH Department of Transportation (NHDOT) is undertaking a program to acquire statewide, high resolution aerial imagery. Imagery is being collected in the spring of 2015, and is expected to be processed and available for use by early 2016. GRANIT staff is coordinating the acquisition, processing, QA/QC, and distribution of the orthophotos (both true color and color infrared) and related products.  More
Lead AgencyEarth Systems Research Center
Sponsor(s)NH Department of Transportation
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Development Project for Communities within the Piscataqua-Salmon Falls Watershed, NH
DescriptionIn its role as a Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP), NH GRANIT is under agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop new and/or updated flood hazard data for upland communities in the Piscataqua-Salmon Falls Watershed of New Hampshire. The footprint for the project includes all or part of the following 26 communities: Rockingham County - Brentwood, Candia, Chester, Danville, Deerfield, Derry, East Kingston, Epping, Fremont, Hampstead, Kensington, Kingston, Northwood, ...   More
Lead AgencyNH GRANIT, UNH Earth Systems Research Center
Sponsor(s)Federal Emergency Management Agency
Enhancing the NH Coastal Viewer
DescriptionThe NH Coastal Viewer is an on-line mapping and screening tool that provides access to geospatial data about coastal resources and hazards for NH's 42 coastal watershed communities. It was developed by the NH GRANIT project staff at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Earth Systems Research Center, working in close collaboration with the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Coastal Program (NHCP), and as part of a larger project team engaged in a NOAA Project of Special Merit. The ...   More
Lead AgencyNH GRANIT, UNH Earth Systems Research Center
Sponsor(s)New Hampshire Coastal Program
Pollution Tracking and Accounting Pilot Project (PTAPP) - Great Bay
DescriptionWorking the NH Coastal Program, the UNH Stormwater Center, the UNH Research Computing Center, communities in the Great Bay region, regional planning agencies, and other partners, GRANIT will be developing an online PTAPP tracking database and web interface. This effort represents Phase II of a long-term project that seeks to work with NH's communities in developing and standardizing reporting and accounting tools that are needed for compliance with EPA non-point source regulatory requirements.  More
Lead AgencyNH GRANIT, UNH Earth Systems Research Center
Sponsor(s)New Hampshire Coastal Program
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