Hurricane Katrina Geog. 585 Term Project Wansoo Kim
Introduction • Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf coast area from Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, 2005. Especially, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi states. • Millions of people have been displaced and thousands people were killed by Hurricane Katrina. Estimated cost is more than 200 million dollars.
Purpose • Making Hurricane Katrina Pathway and Damage maps. • Which area was the most impacted by Hurricane Katrina? - by Census Population Data - by Census Housing Unit Data
Method Hurricane Katrina Track Map Katrina Pathway Data Add X,Y Location Katrina Pathway Buffer Katrina Pathway Buffer Hurricane Katrina Damage by Population Census Track Join New Orleanse Population Census Population Data Clip Output Katrina Damage Area Hurricane Katrina Damage by Housing Unit Census Track Join New Orleanse Housing Census Housing Data Clip Output Katrina Damage Area
Reference • http://www.noaa.gov/ • http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ndfd/ • http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/ • http://www.noaa.gov/coasts • http://www.fema.gov/ • http://www.esri.com/ • http://www.census.gov/ • http://factfinder.census.gov/ • http://www.globalsecurity.org/