Category Archive: Imagery

Mar 04 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/4/13): Hybrid Levees, Removal of Whittenton Dam

This week: A video about Brown’s Canyon in the Upper Arkansas River Valley, hybrid levees for protecting the coast, removal of the Whittenton Dam and restoration of the Mill River, reasons the FAA should integrate UAS, and how all online maps are flawed. Snowpack two-thirds of normal while reservoirs are about average(Sacramento Bee) DWR estimates …

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Oct 22 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/22/12): Agreement on Delta Fixes, Residual Risk on the Missouri, and the PE Licensing Debate Heats Up

This week: Agreement on smaller levee and habitat fixes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, dealing with floods on the Missouri River, some great aerial photography of the Colorado River system, healthy rivers bringing economic benefit, and the professional engineers’ license debate heats up. Warring parties agree on some levee, habitat fixes in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta …

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Apr 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/23/12): The Slow Climb Out of Recession

This week: The slow recovery in the AEC industry, more room needed on the Missouri, the threat of earthquakes to Delta levees, more rain and flooding in NSW, and the potential for photogrammetry to make laser scanning obsolete. The Top 500 Design Firms Start to Rise Above Economic Woes (Engineering News-Record) On the domestic side, …

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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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