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Title: Floyd's Carolina Floods: A Natural Disaster Becomes Research
Url: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/stories/floods/
Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
Description: Hurricane Floyd's record rainfall in fall of l999 caused massive flooding in North Carolina; sediment and waste washed into rivers of the Atlantic causing major ecological changes. This NASA website provides Landsat 7 & SeaWiFS satellite images of the flooding and the massive flows of sediment and waste runoff into rivers and the Pamlico Sound. Also provides description of Landsat and SEAWiFS satellite functions.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Engineering -- Special topics, A-Z -- Floods and flood control
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States -- Eastern United States, 1870 and later -- Southern States. Confederate States of America -- Southeastern States -- South Atlantic States. Southeast Atlantic States -- North Carolina
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Rivers. Stream measurements -- Floods
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Sedimentation
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Floods and flooding
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2004-02-04
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
mov
txt
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atlantic Coast
Atmospheric science
Cape Hatteras
Climate
Climatology
earth science
flood impacts
Meteorology
natural disaster
Natural hazards
Pamlico River flooding
Physical sciences
Satellite images
satellite technology
science
Sedimentation
Date Of Record Release: 2012-08-09 11:25:35 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-04 13:21:27 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 22
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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