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Welcome! March 30, 2009

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Flooding after Hurricane Katrina

Flooding after Hurricane Katrina

This website is operated by a group of students from Arizona State University researching relationships between the physical characteristics and usage patterns of the built environment of New Orleans to indicators for damage caused by Hurricane Katrina and recovery efforts afterward.

To see our research, please use the links under “Research Content” at the right sidebar, beginning with ourĀ  Introduction >>>

Below you will find more informal blog posts concerning such related topics as the urban form of New Orleans to general disaster and Hurricane Katrina research.

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New Link: UNO-CHART May 20, 2009

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University of New Orleans

University of New Orleans

With damaged student housing a plague upon the hinterlands of its campus, The University of New Orleans created a special research unit on Aug. 21, 2002 (around the same time post Katrina U.S. Postal Service households receiving mail data restarts) with the specific intent of reducing community vulnerability to many disaster types.

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Neighborhood Level Measurments May 19, 2009

Posted by Dan in Map, Neighborhoods, Recovery, Research.
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Village de l'Est Temple

Refugee villagers from North Vietnam built a community that would be wildly successful at recovering after Hurricane Katrina. The communities success is a demonstration of the main limitation we experienced conducting this research project.

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Nat Geo’s Before and After Pictures May 19, 2009

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National Geographic

National Geographic has a small gallery of before and after pictures from New Orleans. Here’s three that we found interesting.

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