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Rescuing farmland after a flood @physorg_com

We followed this flood event as keenly as anyone else with a stake in it, watching the two largest river systems, the MS & MO, unload¬† on the Upper MS River in 2011.¬† I found it amazing how those levees were designed to be blown or overtopped should just such a scenario arise. What forethought…


US Army Corps of Engineers releases Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study ~Chris Gardner, DVIDS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of…


New World Meets Old World: How did designers create the NASA ESW Mapping Our World poster? It was a challenge!

I was led to this from a wonderful article by Catlin Dempsey at GIS Lounge. Game on! Challenge accepted! If someone tells me that a project idea I have is too hard to do, I consider it a personal challenge. And that was my reaction as planning began for a NASA poster to highlight the…