TAG: Hurricane Sandy

How GIS — and you — can aid in disaster response

January 10, 2018By
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the costliest U.S hurricane.

Whether you are on the helping end of a disaster aiding in rescue and recovery, or on the receiving end being aided, GIS is supercharging the rescue efforts. read more

Storm surge maps: Saving more lives during hurricane season

November 16, 2015By
Storm Surge in downtown New York City in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: USACE)

Storm surge maps provide emergency managers in hurricane-prone states with an understanding of storm surge potential that could occur for worst-case Category 1 to 4 storms. read more

Logistics, GIS and Disaster Response, Post-Sandy

November 30, 2012By
DRIL-2012

An exercise in planning for months proves timely in light of Hurricane Sandy By Art Kalinski I was going to write about the increasing presence of social media at GEOINT 2012, but I’ll cover that next month since Hurricane Sandy made an exercise I attended last week more significant in its timeliness. The Disaster Response Integrative Logistics Exercise was a... read more

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