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Title: Floyd's Carolina Floods: A Natural Disaster Becomes Research
Url: https://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
Date Issued: 2004-02-04
Resource Type: Dataset
Reference Material
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Movie/Animation
Format: Document -- HTML
Video -- Quicktime
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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