Hurricane Gustav Reconnaissance: Damage Survey using the VIEWS System

W. Svekla and E. Verrucci

MCEER-08-SP08 | 10/31/2008 | 4 pages

Keywords: Hurricane Gustav.  Reconnaissance reports.  New Orleans.  Hurricane Katrina.  Hospitals.  Acute care facilities.  Disaster resiliency.  Damage.  Remote sensing.  Data.  Satellite imagery.  VIEWS system.

Abstract: This reconnaissance trip, undertaken following Hurricane Gustav, provided the team with a unique opportunity to collect and compare aerial and ground remote sensing data following Hurricane Gustav with similar data collected after Hurricane Katrina. Members of the Remote Sensing Institute participated in an extensive reconnaissance effort following Hurricane Katrina.