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Archive: February 2013

Rockland County, NY, streamlines storm response. An article in GeoInformatics on Sewall's interactive online mapping tool by Gary Mullaney, Senior Consultant, and Lisa Schoonmaker, Director of Marketing and Communications

Hurricane Sandy, a post-tropical cyclone of unprecedented ferocity, made landfall in the US near Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 29, 2012. Merging with a frontal system from the west, Sandy delivered 70+-mile-per-hour winds and a storm surge that flooded major cities and flattened coastal communities. As the storm approached the eastern seaboard, Rockland County, a Hudson River community 15 miles northwest of New York City, declared a state of emergency, activating the County Emergency...

 

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