May 22, 2022

Reference: Hurricane Irene: FEMA's National Situation Daily Update & Natl. Hurricane Center Mobile

By Gary Price, Co-Founder and C0-Editor, Here in DC, this is going to be a  week we remember for a long time. After our “whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on event” the other day we’re begin to prepare (as is the entire eastern seaboard) for Hurricane Irene. Here are two resources that you might find […]

Data Visualization/Map from NOAA: July 2011 Was Hot! Hot! Hot!

From the NOAA Environmental Visualization Lab: How hot was the month of July in 2011? So hot that just by plotting the location of each daily heat record that was broken, a nearly complete image of the contiguous United States is visible. Almost 9,000 daily records were broken or tied last month, including 2,755 highest […]

From Sea to Stress: Adds Six Federal Government Mobile Apps to Their Directory

1. National Ocean Service (Mobile Web) From NOAA Cost: Free A new mobile version of the National Ocean Service’s [part of NOAA] website delivers news, audio, video, Ocean Facts, and more straight to your smartphone. Includes local tides database. Direct to NOS Mobile Web Site 2. Release Mako From the National Marine Fisheries Service With […]

Digital Preservation: GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) Provides Access To NOAA Collection

From a GPO Announcement: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is providing permanent public access to the Coastal Zone Information Collection (CZIC) through the agency’s Federal Digital System (FDsys). In collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center, GPO is providing digital access to more than 5,000 coastal related documents. The […]

New: Free from Esri: Interactive Flooding Map and Satellite Images (U.S.)

From the Flood Map Page on the Esri Web Site: This map allows you to view continuously updated U.S. flooding information. You can see observed flooding locations as well as precipitation information. The map also pulls in social media pertaining to flooding. In the Social Media box, you can change the search terms for YouTube, […]