A suggested resource for situational awareness and monitoring of the High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colorado
Scenario Earthquakes with high magnitude occur often in Taiwan, situated in Circum-Pacific seismic zone. Thus, urban planning system and disaster prevention planning are more important than any other issues in Taiwan. And the distance from residence to the shelters is the main factor to influence plan making of urban disaster prevention. The method to plan […]
Ongoing efforts to update and refine computer models with wind speed and ocean current data is leading to a better understanding of how fast tsunami-generated debris may travel across the Pacific
An interesting read recently appeared in GeekWire. The article takes a close look at how the City of Seattle WA coped with 4 days of severe snow and is a fine lesson to other local government agencies on what they can do in response, particularly with location data, mapping, and other technology. Of particular interest […]
Dr. McCluskey was the Director of the Clarksville/Montgomery County, Tennessee, GIS Center and Professor of Geography at Austin Peay State University at the time on of the January 1999 Clarksville tornado.
New report offers way forward to reduce deaths during dangerous tornadoes
Explore impact scenarios of sea-level rise on specific coastal wetlands, including Chesapeake and Delaware bays and areas near Chincoteague refuge, with the newest version of a user-friendly and visually dynamic Web application, Sea-Level Affects Marshes Model (SLAMM).
Tom Patterson, Esri Wildland Fire Specialist recently returned from working with the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service with their flood mapping efforts.
GRAND FORKS, N.D., Jan. 14, 2011 – The relentless advance of Devils Lake on the small North Dakota town of Minnewaukan has been like watching a science fiction movie in slow motion.
From the USGS… For emergency planning purposes, scientists unveiled a hypothetical California scenario that describes a storm that could produce up to 10 feet of rain, cause extensive flooding (in many cases overwhelming the state’s flood-protection system) and result in more than $300 billion in damage.