TAG: flooding

L3Harris explains how ENVI is used for disaster response at Esri UC 2019

August 19, 2019By

At the Esri 2019 User Conference, L3Harris’ Zachary Norman discusses how the company’s ENVI® (Environment for Visualizing Images) image analysis software, combined with deep learning, help with disaster response. Norman covers two scenarios where the technology can be used: flooding and forest fires, including the California Camp Fire in November 2018. read more

Dewberry provides data analytics for Houston post-flooding

September 19, 2018By
Hurricane Harvey flooding in Houston. (Photo: FEMA)

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been selected as a consultant to Civis Analytics to perform comprehensive data analytics, including flood hazard and property loss modeling and damage estimation, to support the city of Houston’s post-Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. The granular, structure-level understanding of this catastrophic flooding event will be critically important to the city’s efforts to catalog... read more

Satellite imagery details historic floods in India

August 23, 2018By
Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company.

DigitalGlobe has released pre- and post-event satellite imagery of the areas in India affected by heavy flooding. According to the company, massive flooding devastated the Kerala state of India in late May and early August. At least 164 people were killed and more than 223,000 were displayed from their homes and are living in relief camps. In addition, Kerala has... read more