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California's Aging Levees Being Watched Over By NASA Radar
2014-04-02 14:04:08

NASA using Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) to watch over California's aging levees

Agricultural Productivity Loss Due To Soil And Crop Damage From Flooding
2014-02-19 13:38:40

The Cache River Basin, which once drained more than 614,100 acres across six southern Illinois counties, has changed substantively since the ancient Ohio River receded.

2013-12-05 23:31:43

They now swell to be a full, fat sandbag. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 For several years, Base Products Corp of Buffalo NY has offered a product called

2012-10-22 22:22:31

The extensive system of levees along the Mississippi River has done much to prevent devastating floods in riverside communities.

Sand Diverted From River To Rebuild Wetlands Using Spillways
2012-07-25 08:42:43

Researchers could have a new method to rebuild wetlands of the Louisiana delta, thanks to a chance finding while monitoring severe flooding of the Mississippi River.

2012-07-11 23:01:45

Value-Engineered levee projects save cities and counties millions by avoiding FEMA-mandated insurance using ShoreGuard flood protection solutions.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.