Coastal Research Project Report and Data


The International Hurricane Research Center’s Laboratory for Coastal Research has made all completed LIDAR elevation data available online.These data were produced as part of the Windstorm Simulation Modeling Project per the contract agreement between Florida International University International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) Palm Beach County, Broward County, Manatee County, and Miami-Dade County. This data should be viewed as experimental in nature and may not meet map accuracy standards for all uses. Please refer to the metadata for additional details concerning the data.

Data Reports

Broward County:

Manatee County:

Palm Beach County:

Miami Dade County:

Florida Department of Community Affairs:

Final Reports

  • LIDAR Data Acquisition
  • Storm Surge Analysis
  • Animation and Visualization
  • Education and Outreach

Please contact Dr. Keqi Zhang at or 305-348-1607 for the final report.

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