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TweetHurricane season is well under way as the traditional North Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1. As soon as the weather alerts start coming in about tropical storms its natural that interest in previous tropical storms will heighten and … Continue reading
TweetSome of the first damage assessment maps from the Philippines have been released. According to e-GEOS, The Emergency Crisis Room was activated at 6:00 UTC on November 8, since when some 30 maps have been produced by the combined efforts … Continue reading
TweetIt’s been one year since Sandy struck the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts with powerful winds, rain, and storm surges that caused unprecedented damages in some of the nation’s most populous areas.
TweetThe Google Hurricane Sandy Crisis Map http://google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy has evolved nicely over the week with a number of additional data layers being included in the map. Some of the data layers available for users include: Shelter locations power outage regions/status pharmacies, … Continue reading
TweetThe latest Esri story map is a handy resource that reveals the latest pre and post Sandy imagery from NOAA. Using a slider action the user simply drags the red line to delineate where the pre and post imagery will … Continue reading
TweetCrisisCommons has shared details of a number of CrisisCamp events that have spawned in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Do you want to help with Sandy response? Come design, code, and learn with other people this weekend at a CrisisCamp! … Continue reading
TweetThanks to my fb friend Kasey from NY for sharing details of this awesome video created by Casey Neistat. Enjoy this amazing short film created by riding around New York on bicycles for 4 hours during the storm (Sandy) – … Continue reading
TweetEsri has shared a number of useful maps and data resources of interest to those needing information in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Several maps have been archived in the gallery and one particularly useful resource is a map directing … Continue reading
TweetWhen there’s massive weather events like Hurricane Sandy there’s always a rush to access online maps and web mapping services. People need access to elevation maps, wind scenarios, tidal information and data etc… Indeed there’s many to select from, particularly … Continue reading
TweetIn a reminder that hurricane season is still with us, Esri has a fine story map to inform users of severe weather updates, projected storm paths, and social media posts of interest. The latest map helps the user track hurricane … Continue reading
TweetAnother new story map from Esri… this one shows off facts and figures of the most damaging hurricanes to make landfall in the USA.The map shows the historical track of the hurricanes along with statistics, relevant information, and photographs.The story … Continue reading