TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: AP Offers Satellite Image of New Orleans Destruction

AP Offers Satellite Image of New Orleans Destruction

AP News Wire (
Fri, 2 Sep 2005 15:47:31 -0500

The Associated Press is offering Internet access to a satellite image
that covers most of New Orleans, detailed enough that viewers can zoom
in to check on particular neighborhoods and streets.

The image's resolution is high, at 2.4 meters per pixel. It is posted
in a format that allows quick viewing of any area a user zooms in
on. Users can quickly see what areas are under water and what
structures are still standing.

The initial image was taken Wednesday and supplied by the company
DigitalGlobe. AP will offer updated satellite images as as they become

The image is available at:

Copyright 2005 The Associated Press.

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[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: When I tried this earlier today, I was
uanble to get the web page to properly load. Maybe it has been
repaired. PAT]

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