Posts Tagged ‘flooding’

  • Palm

    Disaster Economics: Neighbors and Utility Companies

    Jan 3, 13 • 393 Views • No Comments

    Still dealing with the impact of Hurricane Sandy, I keep pondering the cost of preparing for the next storm. Personally, it has been worth purchasing a generator. But, what to do about my neighbor? Located a half mile from my home, he has many beautiful old......  [read more]

  • How much should cities plan for the storm of the century?

    A Weather Dilemma for NYC

    Sep 12, 12 • 384 Views • No Comments

    In NYC, the last time that the East River touched the Hudson River (see below) was on September 3, 1821 when a hurricane struck directly and the tide rose 13 feet in one hour. Should the city plan for it to happen again? Along its 520 mile long coastline, New......  [read more]