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National Hurricane Center: Decisive tools for storm surge preparedness

Forecast map of wind for Hurricane Arthur

Some days before Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina coast on 4 July 2014, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) posted a forecast map on their web site, enhancing preparedness for the storm surge

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:16
latitude: 
25.7549
longitude: 
-80.3836

Free on-line GIS data format and coordinates converter (MyGeodata)

Software type: 
Tool/Converter
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Accessibility: 
Online
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Converter
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
asc
File types: 
BigTIFF
File types: 
dbf
File types: 
DEF
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
HGT
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tiff
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Crowdsourcing: Singapore Land Authority offers map-based tools

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) recently launched “OneMap Crowd Sourcing Tools” to provide organisations with map facility to locate interactive activities and information.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/07/2012 - 12:15