Tag Archive: LiDAR News

Sep 17 2012

A Few Good Reads (9/17/12): Cost of Floods has Doubled in 10 years, New York Lagging in Flood Protection, and Thailand Facing Floods Again

This week: The cost of floods doubling over the last 10 years, New York lagging behind in flood protection, Thailand facing a flooding threat once again, America’s forgotten ports, and checking your LiDAR data. Cost of floods has more than doubled in the last 10 years and now rivals earthquake losses says new Swiss Re …

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Mar 05 2012

A Few Good Reads (3/5/12): New South Wales Deluge Continues

This week: The massive flooding continues in NSW, putting the “I” back in LiDAR, the recovery continues in Thailand, and photographing every inch of the Sacramento River.   Residents in Awe of Flooding (The Age) After days of heavy rain and floods, the weather system soaking parts of NSW has passed its peak and started …

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Jun 06 2011

A Few Good Reads (6/6/11)

This week: temporary levees in Bismarck and Minot, North Dakota, flooding everywhere, last launch of shuttle Endeavor, West Sacramento levees, and moving from a 2D to a 3D world. Temporary emergency levees constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District, hold back water that is flooding areas along the Souris River Basin …

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