Posts Tagged ‘disaster’
As if the Oil Spill wasn’t bad enough, now BP has gone and shown us another level of ineptitude: Their complete lack of Photoshop skills. A series of images has been released by various BP organizations purportedly showing just how hard they’re working on solving the Gulf Oil Crisis. Sadly, the images are fabrications, and […]
"Acting within 24 hours of receiving a request from researchers, the National Science Foundation late last week made an emergency allocation of 1 million compute hours on a supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas to study how the oil spreading from BP's gusher will affect coastlines."
Several GIS companies have quickly come together to pool their resources at tracking the growing Gulf Oil Spill via ArcGIS Online. ESRI and others are posting maps, predictions, and satellite imagery to aid in coordination of recovery efforts. From AnyGeo: Users and emergency responders working in the area are invited to contact the team in […]