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Ohio River at Cairo

Posted by feww on May 4, 2011


Climate Change, Flood Plains, Explosives and Geoengineering

Hydrograph of Ohio River at Cairo

Source: NWS/AHPS

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Significant River Flood Outlook

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Download largest  image (5 MB, JPEG) acquired on May 3, 2011

These two false-color images taken by MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite on May 3, 2011 (top), and April 29, 2011 (bottom) show conditions along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. (See an image from 2010 for a comparison.) The image taken on May 3 shows the floodway downstream of Cairo completely submerged after the Army Corps of Engineers blew up a levee near Cairo which sits at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Source: NASA-EO.  Click image to enlarge. Download largest  image (5 MB, JPEG) acquired on April 29, 2011.

This photo taken by the US Army Corps of Engineers shows flooded farms near New Madrid, Missouri. The deluge followed the intentional breaching of two levees by the Corps. Click image to enlarge.

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Democratic Republic of Congo on Fire

Posted by feww on May 14, 2010

Slash-and-burn fires in Democratic Republic of Congo

MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image on May 13, 2010, after detecting  hundreds of fires (red dots) in southern Democratic Republic of Congo and northeastern Angola.  More than half of the GDP  of Democratic Republic of Congo comes from the agriculture sector, and fire is a pivotal part of agriculture across most of Africa. People burn crop residue to clear fields after harvest, and they burn forest and other natural vegetation to clear new land for farming. Image and Caption NASA/EO. [Edited for brevity and accuracy.] Click image to enlarge. Download large image (5 MB, JPEG)

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