Wednesday, September 14, 2016

San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake

Here is one of the earliest uses of remote sensing for environmental assessment and disaster management, George Lawrence's kite photography of San Francisco following the 1906 earthquake:


http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/kap/lawrence.php


Check out this new series of photos as well:

http://scotthaefner.com/beyond/san-francisco-100-years-later/


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