TAG: Hurricane Harvey

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

6 story maps show how data can illustrate the world

March 15, 2018By
Image: Esri

Story maps combine geographic data with  multimedia to tell a story and present information in a useful, interesting way.  While many story maps are designed for general, non-technical audiences, some story maps can also serve highly specialized audiences. They use the tools of GIS, and often present the results of spatial analysis, but don’t require their users to have any special... read more

Remote Geosystems UAV software free for hurricane work

September 12, 2017By

To assist with Hurricane Harvey and Irma emergency response and damage assessments efforts, Remote GeoSystems is donating LineVision software licenses to official agency, volunteer and non-profit drone operators. In addition to supporting a Texas A&M team responding to Harvey, LineVision is being pre-deployed to volunteers organized by Florida State University’s Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program to help with the Hurricane... read more

DigitalGlobe releases satellite imagery of Houston

September 5, 2017By
Images courtesy of © 2017 DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe released satellite imagery of Houston after Hurricane Harvey hit. Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas — just southwest of Houston — on Aug. 25. According to DigitalGlobe, the hurricane packed sustained winds at more than 130 miles per hour and has been identified as the largest single rainmaking event in continental U.S. history. The images show... read more