Bay Area Hazard Viewer

Screen capture of one of the layers in the Bay Area Hazard Viewer Map tool.

The Hazard Viewer is a one-of-its-kind interactive map of regional hazards, curated from the most relevant, current maps for the nine-county Bay Area. It brings together the best set of mapping resources that exist in the region for each hazard.

Get more details about the Hazard Viewer.

An easy-to-use tool for contextualizing local risk at the household-, neighborhood-, jurisdiction- and county-level, the Hazard Viewer includes layers for viewing:

  • Historic wildfire perimeters
  • Fire hazard severity zones
  • Tsunami evacuation zones
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood hazard
  • Landslide hazard (rainfall-induced)
  • Earthquake fault zones
  • Probabilistic earthquake shaking hazard
  • Earthquake liquefaction susceptibility
  • Earthquake deaggregation
  • Earthquake shaking scenario maps for 16 local faults and fault segments

Sea level rise map viewers are available through the BCDC Adapting to Rising Tides program (see below).

ART How-To Guides

Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) developed a series of guides for jurisdictions to develop their own resilience projects.