The Role of GIS in the Aftermath of a Wildfire

Tying satellite imagery to municipal databases can speed up vital damage assessment efforts.

'Hope is What We're Called to Give': Nonprofits on Front Lines of Disaster Relief

But some major agencies, like the Food Bank of Greater Baton Rouge and the local Salvation Army, lost their stocked warehouses and offices.

A Dangerous Confluence on the California Coast: Beach Erosion and Sea Level Rise

The risk is that from the Oregon to Mexican borders, California beach communities, homes, businesses and multibillion-dollar recreation and tourism industries could get swamped.