Tag Archive: Indonesia

Jan 28 2013

A Few Good Reads (1/28/13): Jakarta Flooding Part 2? Is California Due for a Megaflood?

This week: Government trying to prevent more flooding in Jakarta, more photos from the flooding in Jakarta last week, lessons from a forgotten California megaflood, and asking why we do river restoration. Govt Salts Clouds Over Sea to Prevent Jakarta Floods (Jakarta Globe) The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology on Saturday began …

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Jan 21 2013

A Few Good Reads (1/21/13): Flooding in Urban Jakarta, Indonesia

This week: Flooding in central Jakarta and resources, levee deficiencies in the U.S., and how accurate LiDAR is. Central Jakarta Goes Under: A Flood Survivor’s Account (Jakarta Globe) The events of this week caught us, our neighbors and all of Jakarta off guard. Throughout Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, it rained heavily, and my …

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Dec 05 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/5/11): The Lingering Effects of the Floods of 2011

This week: The mental recovery from flooding, Thailand cleaning up, Missouri river flood protection, an Indonesian bridge collapse, the lingering effects of Hurricane Irene, and some thoughts on social enterprise application known as Yammer. Thailand Cleans Up; Areas Remain Flooded (Time World) Room by room, the cleaning team sprinkled disinfectant powder on everything covered by …

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