Data for 'Building back bigger in hurricane strike zones'

<div>This data set accompanies the article 'Building back bigger in hurricane strike zones' (Lazarus <i>et al</i>., 2018).</div><div><br></div><div>In this repository we include footprint area of individual buildings measured from pairs of aerial photographs (taken 5–14 yrs apart) at five separate barrier-island locations along the US East and Gulf Coasts.</div><div><br></div><div>Table 1 lists the years in which the aerial images were taken, and the endpoint locations (latitude and longitude, in decimal degrees) for the sampled reaches at each site.</div><div><br></div><div>Table 2 lists the location name, a building ID, and the pre-storm and "final" 2017 footprint areas (in m<sup>2</sup>) measured from aerial images. (Note that the pre-storm image year is not the same for each location.)<br></div>