Tag Archive: LiDAR

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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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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Jul 09 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/9/12): Fatal Flooding in Russia

This week: Worst flooding in 70 years in Krasnodar, Flood policy reforms, CVFPP plan solid but could’ve done more, drought in the southwest only worsens, and accuracy versus resolution in lidar. Russia flash floods: Dozens die in Krasnodar region (BBC) The floods, the worst there in living memory struck at night, reportedly without warning. Emergency …

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Mar 15 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of our interview with folks at the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) about the draft CVFPP. Check out Part 1 for our questions related to the feasibility studies, real estate and land use, and the ecosystem integration and Part 2 for our questions related to the climate change strategy, residual …

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