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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 10, 2013 – In support of summer educational programs provided by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for gifted fifth and sixth graders, IEM has hosted three interactive educational special activity sessions at their Research Triangle Park Headquarters office. Students in the program participated in a week-long summer […]
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 5, 2013 – Say that for any given input value, x, we know how to compute an output value, y. There are many situations in which we know the output value, y, and would like to be able to determine the value of x that produced it. Sometimes this can easily […]
Hurricane Isaac hit my home state of Louisiana (and my home parish of Ascension) on August 29th & 30th. Being an emergency planner in IEM’s Response and Recovery division, I am keenly interested, both professionally and personally, in how communities respond to storms like Hurricane Isaac. Even though Ascension Parish has faced massive flooding and […]
Isaac has been downgraded to a tropical storm but is still dropping heavy rains on the Gulf states and cause many to lose power. Homes were flooded this morning in Plaquemines Parish as the water topped the 12-foot levee. Below are links to video and photos of the storm surge and rescues that occurred today. […]
Personal Accounts of Hurricane Isaac as He Lashes the Louisiana & Mississippi Coast – Social Media Resources, Part 4
Hurricane Isaac made landfall during the overnight hours. At 9am CDT this morning, Isaac showed some weakening, but is still a Category 1 hurricane. It is moving slowly at 6mph and is center about 40 miles southwest of New Orleans. It is the threat of dangerous storm surges and flooding that has officials most concerned. […]