Eastern United States Devastated by Hurricane Irene – No Break from Onslaught of Natural Disasters

Eastern United States Devastated By Hurricane Irene – No Break from Onslaught of Natural Disasters:

Hurricane Irene devastated Eastern United States within a week after the Earthquake tremors and caused the worst flooding in recent history all the way from North Carolina to Vermont. Continue reading Eastern United States Devastated by Hurricane Irene – No Break from Onslaught of Natural Disasters

Eastern United States Struck By Earthquake Without Warning

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Eastern United States Struck By Earthquake Without Warning – Population May Be at Risk Around Locations of Nuclear Power Plants:

Atlanta in the south to Boston in the north and Chicago in the west were jolted by a medium severity 5.8 magnitude earthquake, epicentered in southern Virginia, in  the morning hours of  Tuesday August 23, 2011. Continue reading Eastern United States Struck By Earthquake Without Warning

NAS/USAID Project – Urban Transport Policy and Intelligent Transportation System for a Megacity

Urban Transport Policy and Intelligent Transportation System for Efficient and Safe Traffic Management for a Megacity: Findings of a Project Funded by the National Academies and United States Agency for International Development.
The transportation management project for the megacity of Karachi, Pakistan was funded on the US-side by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)/ United States Agency for International Development (USAID), 2007-2010. Continue reading NAS/USAID Project – Urban Transport Policy and Intelligent Transportation System for a Megacity

NAS/USAID Project – Satellite Imagery Based Mapping of Road Network, Traffic Demand, and GHG Emissions: Guest Post 15

Satellite Imagery Based Mapping of Road Network, Traffic Volume Demand, and Traffic Related GHG Emission Inventory:
Graduate research by Katherine Osborne (B.S. 2008, M.S. 2009) and Jessica Headrick (B.S. 2008, M.S. 2010), The University of Mississippi Continue reading NAS/USAID Project – Satellite Imagery Based Mapping of Road Network, Traffic Demand, and GHG Emissions: Guest Post 15