DEC 2014
CTP Webinar: Digitizing Unmodernized FIRMs
Locations: CTP Information Exchange Webinar
Time: Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014, 1:00 PM - Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014, 2:30 PM

A significant portion of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Flood Hazard Maps have not been modernized/converted to GIS format - that is they are only in hard copy. In this session, Cooperating Technical Partners discussed CTP options, benefits and best practices regarding converting flood hazard maps to a digital geospatial format.


  • Steve Story, P.E., CFM - Montana DNRC
  • Amanda Flegel, P.E., CFM - Illinois State Water Survey
  • Alan Lulloff, P.E., CFM - ASFPM Science Services


  • Introduction - Percentage of nation digital vs. hard copy
  • Historic Manual Cartographic FIRM production process
  • Digital Conversion Process and QA/QC
  • Benefits of digital flood hazard maps
  • Digital Conversion Options

Digitizing Unmoderized FIRMs Webinar Slides


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