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2017 Flood USA 4510 | Dartmouth Flood Observatory
Hurricane Harvey — analysis of maximum observed flooding in coastal Texas (including around Houston), available in geotiff format
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september 2017 by alykat
Mapping the Devastation of Harvey In Houston - The New York Times
Pounding rains and rapidly rising floodwaters caused by Hurricane Harvey inundated the city of Houston, a metropolitan area of 6.6 million. The storm made landfall late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane and has dropped record levels of rain on the city.
harvey  houston  hurricane  maps  datavis  disaster 
august 2017 by alykat
Boomtown, Flood Town
Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston. But unchecked development remains a priority in the famously un-zoned city, creating short-term economic gains for some while increasing flood risks for everyone.
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december 2016 by alykat

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