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Global Connection Project NOAA Hurricane aftermath aerial photography overlays

(If you don't have Google Earth yet, go here)
Photographs courtesy of National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Hurricane Katrina Google Earth Overlays

Hurricane Katrina manual overlay

To use, click on the link below to load into Google Earth. Zoom in to the globe and click on one of the colored dots around the Louisiana/Mississippi coast. You'll have the option to download an overlay onto the globe, or to view the original 4k x 4k image in a web browser.

Download Katrina manual overlay [outlines]

Hurricane Katrina automatic overlay

This overlay will update each time you stop moving or zooming.

Download Katrina dynamic overlay.

Note: Katrina dynamic overlay works well with GE 3.0, but appears to exercise a bug in recent Google Earth 4.0 beta. If you have the problem that GE becomes extremely slow after loading this, try the following instead: Katrina dynamic overlay, without placemarks [Katrina dynamic overlay, with daily outlines]. You won't see the placemarks showing image locations, so you have to find your way to the affected area manually Notes: Version 21 features:

Hurricane Rita Google Earth Overlays

Hurricane Rita manual overlay

To use, click on the link below to load into Google Earth. Zoom in to the globe and click on one of the colored dots around the Texas/Louisiana coast. You'll have the option to download an overlay onto the globe, or to view the original 4k x 4k image in a web browser.

Download Rita manual overlay

Hurricane Rita automatic overlay

This overlay will update each time you stop moving or zooming.

Download Rita automatic overlay.

Notes: Version 5 features:

Hurricane Wilma Google Earth Overlays

Hurricane Wilma manual overlay

To use, click on the link below to load into Google Earth. Zoom in to the globe and click on one of the colored dots in southern Florida. You'll have the option to download an overlay onto the globe, or to view the original 4k x 4k image in a web browser.

Download Wilma manual overlay

Hurricane Wilma automatic overlay

This experimental overlay will update each time you stop moving or zooming.

Download Wilma automatic overlay.

Notes: Version 3 features:
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R. Sargent, A. Wright, B. Dunlavey
Carnegie Mellon University / NASA Ames Research Center
Please send feedback to Randy Sargent (rsargent at arc dot nasa dot gov).