Category Archive: Imagery

Oct 02 2013

South Platte River Aerial Imagery at Peak Flood Stage

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It’s been a whirlwind here in the two weeks since the flooding! We’ve had a lot of our folks in the field doing everything from construction oversight to high water marking to assessments of some of the damage (from a hydraulic perspective at least). Another area we’ve been involved with is the collection of digital …

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Sep 23 2013

Putting a River in it’s Place

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It has been a crazy week. Numerous search and rescue efforts have been taking place throughout the foothills and plains of Northern Colorado, and the number of unaccounted for continues to drop.  The 2013 Colorado Flood event has spawned the largest search and rescue effort since Hurricane Katrina. Our office has been busy marking and …

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Aug 05 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/5/13): Deadly Flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This week: More 100 are dead in flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital city of Karachi, a flooding disaster declaration in Kansas, a chart of the drought on the Colorado River, FEMA’s disaster mobile app adds crowdsourcing, and the FAA approves the first commercial use UAS.      Flooding kills more than 100 in …

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Jun 17 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/17/13): What Next in Germany? 2012 Second Costliest Disaster Year in U.S.

This week: What’s next for flood prevention in the aftermath of massive floods in Germany, before and after aerial photography of the Germany flooding, extreme jet stream pattern triggers historic Europe flooding, 2012 second costliest ever for disasters in the U.S., $20B plan outlined for New York City, and a Colorado River water supply shortage …

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