Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
Current hurricane-hunting planes gather data on winds, pressure, precipitation and temperature, but they can’t fly below about 5,000 feet because of extreme turbulence. Dropsondes, small cylindrical sensors that can be dropped from a plane, only provide a few minutes’ worth of data before falling into the ocean. A new unmanned aerial vehicle, however, will go
Monday, January 28th, 2013
Careful study of GIS data—which includes weather data but also takes into account population demographics, land use and a variety of other factors—could uncover clues about the likely intensity and impact of future storms as well as the extent to which zoning decisions can mitigate potential damage, according to Fisher, the emcee and moderator of
Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Explore the impacts of the recent storms with the Esri Story Map. Preconfigured views for Washington, D.C. and Baltimore provide an in-depth look at vulnerable populations and health care access in these metropolitan areas.