Category Archive: GIS

Aug 19 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/19/13): Manitou Springs Flooding, Record Deluge in Russia

This week: Flash flooding and the recovery in Manitou Springs, record floods in Russia, a time lapse of the mouth of Elwha River, and 40 interested maps of the world.         Running and recovery in Manitou Springs (KOAA NBC) Amazingly much of the clean up work had been done before the marathon, …

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May 18 2012

Living With Floods

From the Iowa Flood Center   The concept for the Iowa Flood Center is rooted in the monumental efforts that took place on the University of Iowa (UI) campus in June 2008 before, during, and after the Iowa and Cedar Rivers crested in Eastern Iowa. In between filling sandbags and moving out of flood-endangered buildings, …

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Apr 16 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/16/12): Thailand Moving to Avoid Repeat of 2011

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This week: Thailand’s battle to avoid future flooding in Bangkok, the recovery along the Missouri, the effect of dams, Hickenlooper on the Colorado River, and a compilation of useful mapping and imagery posts from the ArcGIS blog. Thailand Moves to Avoid Repeat of 2011 Flood Catastrophe (Voice of America) For residents of Thailand’s capital, the …

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Apr 02 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/2/12): Another Dam on the Yangtze

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This week: Yet another dam on the Yangtze in China, two very different opinions on the CVFPP (I agree more with the first post but the second article is still worth reading), an amazing live map of the wind in the U.S., and the cost of a disengaged employee. China to flood nature reserve with …

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