Tag Archive: new york

Jun 10 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/10/13): Europe’s Overwhelming Inundation from the Elbe in Germany to the Danube in Hungary

This week: Germany and Hungary slammed by flooding including Budapest, some amazing (and sad) pictures of the flooding in Europe, the East Coast hit by flash floods after Tropical Storm Andrea moves through, a levee in Louisiana is destroyed by a sinkhole after a week of tremors, and dreading the next deluge in Kansas City. …

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Nov 12 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/12/12): Flooding in Venice and the Recovery from Sandy Continues

This week: Flooding in Venice, pictures of the recovery from Sandy, New Jersey’s aging infrastructure, engineers’ warnings to the region in 2009, protecting NY City before next time, the “Salter Sink,” and the benefits of healthy rivers. Venice Floods: Lagoon City Under Water (Sky News) Heavy rain and strong winds have led to 70% of …

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Nov 05 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/5/12): Superstorm Sandy Aftermath

This week: Hurricane Sandy hit the northeast early this week and it’s going to be awhile before they recover. The storm surge was upwards of 13 feet in places and hit New Jersey particularly hard. You can find out more how to help through the Red Cross here. Below is a collection of articles related …

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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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