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Katrina Overview (or, we’ve gone Map Crazy, Part IV)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 1, 2005 @ 7:08 am In Commodities,Media,Psychology,Science,Weblogs | Comments Disabled

One again [1], we see the internet is an unbelievable resource whenever these disasters — both manmade or Acts of God — strike. In particular, the images, maps, satellite views and photojournalism are truly astonishing.

Here’s an assortment of perspectives from the media and individual bloggers:

 

Charities

Americares [2] (known as the most efficient relief charity in the U.S.)

Katrina/New Orleans Disaster Relief Aid [3]

The KatrinaHelp Wiki relief page [4]

Yahoo! Red Cross Donation Page [5]

Assistance for Victims

Yahoo: Search for Missing People [6]   

KatrinaSOS.org [7]

I’m Okay [8]

Missing Persons Database [9] (NOLA)

Energy Related

Gulf Oil & Gas Pipelines and Rigs [10]   

Tracking Fuel Costs [11]   

Lousiana Gulf Refiners and other Petrol Interests [12]

Gulf of Mexico: Rig Details [13]

Katrina + Gulf Oil facilities [14]   

Katrina Path and Insurance loss estimates [15]

Satellite Views

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [16] (and here [17])

Hurricane Katrina Aftermath [18] (orbimage)

•  NASA Hurricane Resource Page [19]

NYT Satellite Photos [20]

Mississippi Flooding & Erosion [21]

Katrina Flooding Seen from Space [22]

New Orleans Satellite Image [23]

Mississippi: Satellite View [24]

New Orleans Drying Out? [25]

Maps and Graphics

Evacuees Relocation [26]

Storm Paths: 2005 and Before [24]

Levee Systems of New Orleans [27]  (NYT)

High-Tech Flood Control, European Style [28] (NYT)

The Levee System Around New Orleans [29] (WP)

New Orleans Elevation Map [30]   

New Orleans Evacuation Routes [31]

Mississippi River Watershed [32]

What a 1938 Hurricane would do to Long Island [33]

US Airline Disruptions [34]

Also, watch these 2 satellite photo providers for their upcoming Katrina coverage:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [35]

GlobeXplorer [36]

Historical Media Coverage (Pre-Katrina)

Washing Away [37] (eerily prescient series from THE TIMES-PICAYUNE [38])

Gone with the Water [39] (Nat’l Georgraphic, October 2004)

NEW ORLEANS IS SINKING [40] (September 11, 2001)

Media Coverage

Katrina News Tracker [41] (free WSJ — no subsciption required) 

The New York Times [42]

Newsweek [43]

The Wall Street Journal [44] (subsciption required)

•  BBC [45]

Yahoo!: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms [46]

Google Katrina News [47]

Photos

NOLA [48]

Flickr [49]

NYT [50]

WSJ [51], WSJ II [52]

Newsday [53]

Weather.com [54]

New Orlean Katrina Photos [55]

Video

WDSU [56]

MSNBC [57]

Accuweather [58]

MSNBC gulf coast [59]

BBC [60]

USA
Today

AP Video [61]

CBS [62]

•  New Orleans TV (WLOX) [63]Aerial
video

•  Live New Orleans cams [64]

•  Stormvideographer.com [65] (See also SVG two [66], SVG three [67] and SVG four [68])

Government Resources

Weather, Federal and State Government [69]

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I’ll update this page periodically . . .


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URLs in this post:

[1] again: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2004/12/tsunami_resourc.html

[2] Americares: http://www.americares.org/default.aspx

[3] Katrina/New Orleans Disaster Relief Aid: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/08/katrinanew_orle.html

[4] The KatrinaHelp Wiki relief page: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://katrinahelp.info/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

[5] Yahoo! Red Cross Donation Page: http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate3/

[6] Yahoo: Search for Missing People: http://boards.news.yahoo.com/boards/

[7] KatrinaSOS.org: http://www.publicpeoplelocator.com/

[8] I’m Okay: http://www.wwltv.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=15

[9] Missing Persons Database: http://people.nola.com/adwizard_login.aspx?a=47456369494E50546E4A536F5A4F532B594D4C373931424261366B68697A327A43626E6D776B55666D626C6463334B357364642F774656547A4D483756553152

[10] Gulf Oil & Gas Pipelines and Rigs: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/gulf_oil_gas_pi.html

[11] Tracking Fuel Costs: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/08/tracking_fuel_c.html

[12] Lousiana Gulf Refiners and other Petrol Interests: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/lousiana_gulf_r.html

[13] Gulf of Mexico: Rig Details: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/_gulf_of_mexico.html

[14] Katrina + Gulf Oil facilities: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/katrina_gulf_oi.html

[15] Katrina Path and Insurance loss estimates: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/_katrina_path_a.html

[16] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/katrina/KATRINA0000.HTM

[17] here: http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/katrina/

[18] Hurricane Katrina Aftermath: http://www.orbimage.com/

[19] NASA Hurricane Resource Page: http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookingatearth/hurricane_2005.html

[20] NYT Satellite Photos: http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/national/2005_HURRICANEKATRINA_GRAPHIC/index_02.html

[21] Mississippi Flooding & Erosion: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/mississippi_flo.html

[22] Katrina Flooding Seen from Space: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/katrina_floodin.html

[23] New Orleans Satellite Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/new_orleans_sat.html

[24] Mississippi: Satellite View: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/2005_storm_path.html

[25] New Orleans Drying Out?: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/nerw_orleans_dr.html

[26] Evacuees Relocation: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/evacuees_reloca.html

[27] Levee Systems of New Orleans: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/levee_systems_o.html

[28] High-Tech Flood Control, European Style: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/hightech_flood_.html

[29] The Levee System Around New Orleans: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/the_levee_syste.html

[30] New Orleans Elevation Map: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/new_orleans_ele.html

[31] New Orleans Evacuation Routes: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/new_orleans_eva.html

[32] Mississippi River Watershed: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/mississippi_riv.html

[33] What a 1938 Hurricane would do to Long Island: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/long_island_dre.html

[34] US Airline Disruptions: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/_katrina_disrup.html

[35] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/katrina/

[36] GlobeXplorer: http://www.globexplorer.com/

[37] Washing Away: http://www.nola.com/hurricane/?/washingaway/

[38] THE TIMES-PICAYUNE: http://www.timespicayune.com/

[39] Gone with the Water: http://205.188.130.53/ngm/0410/feature5/

[40] NEW ORLEANS IS SINKING: http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/research/1282151.html

[41] Katrina News Tracker: http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB112558354053629071-_S_bQOoFXC04G7cyYosV_f6v6m4_20060902,00.html

[42] The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/national/nationalspecial/index.html

[43] Newsweek: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9179587/site/newsweek/

[44] The Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/page/0,,2_1178,00.html?mod=special_coverage

[45] BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/americas/2005/hurricane_katrina/default.stm

[46] Yahoo!: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms: http://news.yahoo.com/fc/world/hurricanes_and_tropical_storms

[47] Google Katrina News: http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&q=hurricane+katrina

[48] NOLA: http://www.nola.com/hurricane/photos/

[49] Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/katrina/

[50] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2005/08/30/national/20050830_STORM3_FEATURE.html

[51] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/documents/info-katrina0508-wed31.html

[52] WSJ II: http://online.wsj.com/documents/info-katrina0508-thur01.html

[53] Newsday: http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/nation/sns-hurricane-katrina-pix,0,3092265.photogallery?index=1

[54] Weather.com: http://www.weather.com/newscenter/slideshow/katrina2.html

[55] New Orlean Katrina Photos: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/photos.html

[56] WDSU: http://www.wdsu.com/katrinavideo/index.html

[57] MSNBC: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9120777/

[58] Accuweather: http://hurricane.accuweather.com/hurricane/hurricane-news-video.asp?partner=accuweather&myadc=0

[59] MSNBC gulf coast: http://msnbc.com/modules/mapview/katrina_gulf.asp

[60] BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/nolavconsole/ukfs_news/hi/nb_wm_fs.stm?checkedBandwidth=nb&nbram=1&checkedMedia=asx&news=1&nol_index=in_depth/world/2005/hurricane_katrina&bbwm=1&nbwm=1&bbram=1

[61] AP Video: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=index2&cid=968

[62] CBS: http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/home/main100.shtml

[63] New Orleans TV (WLOX) : http://www.wlox.com/Global/story.asp?S=3782622&nav=6DJHduXE

[64] Live New Orleans cams: http://www.nola.com/bourbocam/

[65] Stormvideographer.com: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_web.wmv

[66] SVG two: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_frame2.jpg

[67] SVG three: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_frame3.jpg

[68] SVG four: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_frame4.jpg

[69] Weather, Federal and State Government: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/other_resources.html

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