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Unformatted text preview: GEOL 0820 Spring 2011- 1 - Recitation #11: Understanding Hurricanes Hazards You will be meeting this week in the Computer Labs (SRCC 207/210) for this recitation! Name: _______________________________________ Recitation Time/Day: _____________ Activity 1: Hurricane damage from satellite data from GeoEye The wind and storm surge from a hurricane can cause an incredible amount of damage to a coastal community. You will examine high-resolution satellite images of damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. step 1: go to the web link given at the start of the recitation step 2: click on the Natural Disasters link at the bottom of the page 1. Scroll over and look at image number 29 : before and after photos of New Orleans. Click on the number link, click on the image and then click on the Download High Resolution link. Examine these images in detail and name three specific differences between the two. (3 pts.) 2. Examine images 30 and 31 as well. Describe one effect that the hurricane had on the natural landscape or the infrastructure in each image. (6 pts.) photo 30: photo 31: 3. Knowing that the post-storm satellite images typically takes several days to acquire, how...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course ASTRON 0089 taught by Professor Johnstein during the Spring '07 term at Pittsburgh.
- Spring '07