Monthly Archives: August 2010

Visualizing the Gulf Oil Spill


The Gulf Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico is far away for many people but what if you could move it to your neighbourhood to better understand its dimensions? Following example does just that.

www.ifitwasmyhome.com

An interesting more comprehensive WebGIS platform that integrates community data can be found here:

http://www.esri.com/services/disaster-response/gulf-oil-spill-2010/index.html

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