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Jun 20 2011

A Few Good Reads (6/20/11)

This week: Missouri River flood pictures & video, Powell’s very relevant map of the West, renewed heated GIS software competition, and capitalizing on government’s investment in LiDAR. The Great Missouri River Flood of 2011 (by Larry Geiger): These are over 100 amazing oblique aerials of the flooding along the Missouri River between Gavin’s Point Dam …

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Jun 17 2011

Video of Missouri River Levee Breach Near Hamburg, Iowa

The following clip is of the levee breach on the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa, about 50 miles south of Omaha, Nebraska. The footage is courtesy of Gamut News.   The breach is about 50 feet wide. Notice how quickly the levee starts to deteriorate and slump once it is breached. That’s pretty amazing coverage. …

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