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Dewberry Will Support $844,000 Grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

September 19, 2016 - in Corporate, News

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management recently awarded the City of Virginia Beach an $844,000 grant to assist the city with sea level rise (SLR) planning. Part of NOAA's Regional Coastal Resilience Grant…

NOAA Awards Tetra Tech $49 Million Coastal Geospatial Contract

September 6, 2016 - in Corporate, News

PASADENA, Calif -Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded the Company…

Esri Maps NOAA’s National Water Model 

August 25, 2016 - in Featured, Water

New Real-Time Maps Transform Forecast Data into Vivid Pictures of U.S. River Flows  REDLANDS, Calif.—August 25, 2016—Smart-mapping leader Esri today…

El Niño Caused Tidal Flooding in Many U.S. Cities

June 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

The frequency of nuisance tidal flooding in many U.S. cities increased as predicted for the 2015 meteorological year, according to a NOAA report released on June 8, 2016. In some cities, the days of nuisance flooding exceeded trends and broke records, especially…

Esri Teams with Partners to Build Better Flood Forecast Maps

March 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning, Stormwater

Redlands, Calif., March 22, 2016—Esri is participating in the White House Water Summit, in celebration of the United Nations' World Water Day. Esri has committed to building new technology that maps the extent and depth of flood forecasts, along with Kisters,…

Satellite Animation Shows Powerful Storm in Central US

December 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

An animation of satellite imagery over the course of two days shows a massive low pressure system that generated severe weather in the southwestern and central U.S. bringing snow, heavy rainfall, flooding and tornadoes. The video, created by the NASA/NOAA…

Four Agencies Join with NIST to Co-Sponsor New Community Resilience Panel

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

Four federal agencies have joined with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to sponsor a new independent panel devoted to reducing barriers to community resilience—the capacity to prepare for anticipated hazards, adapt to changing conditions,…

Dewberry Selected to Collect Lidar Data for Hawaii’s Big Island

October 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been contracted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management to collect and deliver topographic elevation point data derived from multiple return light detection…

NOAA Updates Online Tools for Coastal Observation and Forecasts

October 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

NOAA has upgraded nowCOAST, a GIS-based online map service providing more frequently updated ocean observations along with coastal and marine weather forecasts. The new version, which went live on September 21, also offers a visual point-and-click access to…

In 2012, U.S. Ocean and Great Lakes Economy Grew Much Faster than Overall GDP

September 9, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning

The U.S. ocean economy outpaced the domestic economy between 2011 and 2012, with an increase of $22 billion in gross domestic product, from $321 billion to $343 billion, according to a new NOAA analysis. Adjusting the figures to remove the effects of inflation,…