Tag Archive: UAS

Aug 05 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/5/13): Deadly Flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This week: More 100 are dead in flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital city of Karachi, a flooding disaster declaration in Kansas, a chart of the drought on the Colorado River, FEMA’s disaster mobile app adds crowdsourcing, and the FAA approves the first commercial use UAS.      Flooding kills more than 100 in …

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Mar 04 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/4/13): Hybrid Levees, Removal of Whittenton Dam

This week: A video about Brown’s Canyon in the Upper Arkansas River Valley, hybrid levees for protecting the coast, removal of the Whittenton Dam and restoration of the Mill River, reasons the FAA should integrate UAS, and how all online maps are flawed. Snowpack two-thirds of normal while reservoirs are about average(Sacramento Bee) DWR estimates …

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