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May 13 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/13/13): Drought in California, Catawba River Flooding


This week: Bad news from the latest California snow survey reading means reservoirs will be drawn even further, the Catawba River overflows its banks in North Carolina, Lake Mead and Lake Powell heading towards their lowest levels ever, a cool Google timelapse of a meandering channel in Peru, and a very good review of the …

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Oct 26 2011

Bangkok Flooding Aerial Imagery


Digital Globe just released an aerial image showing some of the flooding in Thailand.  The image was taken on October 25, 2011.  It is north of Bangkok in the Pathum Thani Province in Bang Khu Wat.  The image is linked to Digital Globes image on flickr where you can zoom in more to see more …

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Oct 11 2011

Virtual Site Visit


I just got back from a beautiful trip to Bernalillo, New Mexico for a field visit on the Rio Grande River to look at an erosion site.  I have always enjoyed going to a site that I will be working on, and it always proves to be very beneficial to a project to actually have …

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Sep 15 2011

A Tool for Georeferencing Field Photos


One piece of software in our toolbox that gets utilized nearly every time an engineer in our office heads into the field, is GPS-Photo Link. What does this software do that makes it so special? Essentially, it can take your time referenced digital photos (from any camera) and synchronize them with a field GPS tracklog …

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