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Aug 19 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/19/13): Manitou Springs Flooding, Record Deluge in Russia

This week: Flash flooding and the recovery in Manitou Springs, record floods in Russia, a time lapse of the mouth of Elwha River, and 40 interested maps of the world.         Running and recovery in Manitou Springs (KOAA NBC) Amazingly much of the clean up work had been done before the marathon, …

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Apr 26 2013

Flooding Hits Records Levels in Illinois and the Midwest


Even as some of the renegade rivers showed signs of cresting, forecasters said the recovery would not be fast or easy. The National Weather Service expected many of the waterways to remain high into next month, straining levees during the river’s expected slow descent. Floodwaters rose to record levels along the Illinois River in central …

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Nov 02 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Shades of Hurricane Katrina and Updated Inundation Map


The Thai crisis has spawned “Listen to me only,” a repeated entreaty from Bangkok’s governor, Sukhumphand Paribatra, to heed his guidance over prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s camp. As with Nagin and former President George Bush, Sukhumphand and Yingluck are allegiant to rival political parties. (globalpost)   In the midst of news that flooding has reached …

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Aug 15 2011

A Few Good Reads (8/15/11)


This week: the Corps PR battle on the Missouri, rising and falling consulting firms, what the debt deal might affect, Twitter as a networking resource, missing maps & fragile digital resources, and Arc2Earth & Google Earth Builder. Army Corps battles perception in Missouri River Flood (by Cody Winchester, USA Today) Behind the scenes, corps public …

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