Federal Agencies Announce Plans to Remap Areas Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Nature World: Three federal agencies recently announced plans to to remap parts of the East Coast where Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc a year ago. The effort, joined by NOAA, the US Geological Survey and the US Army Corps of Engineers, will focus on retrieving data that can then be used to update land maps and nautical charts. "Our approach is to map once, then use the data for many purposes," NOAA Rear Admiral Gerd Glang, director of NOAA's Office of Coast Survey, said in a statement. The undertaking......

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