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Oct 10, 2005

Mapping Katrina's Storm Surge

The Map Room links to an excellent story from Wired News on surveyor's that are attempting to map Hurricane Katrina's storm surge. Emergency planners want to use the data to help prepare for future hurricanes. It's interesting that even with satellites, LIDAR, and all the other high-tech equipment availible, there is still a need for on-the-ground measurements.