Tag Archive: aerial photography

Oct 02 2013

South Platte River Aerial Imagery at Peak Flood Stage


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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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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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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Nov 10 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Aerial Photos and the Trash Problem


The Denver Post has some amazing aerial photography from a few days ago that is worth checking out. I’ve pulled in a few of the most striking ones here.  The one above is amazing in how it helps illustrate that Bangkok is not 3rd world but a well-developed country with a solid infrastructure with a …

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