Geat Raritan Flood, September 1999

John Hasse shot these photographs of flooding
in New Brunswick, NJ following Hurricane Floyd.

Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Hurricane Floyd on New Jersey Communities.
A study conducted by a team of researchers at the Center for Urban Policy Research
(including Geographers Robin Leichenko and Elvin Wyly) in conjuction with researchers
from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Economic Development Administration)
Student Projects
Below are links to web pages produced by members in Mark Ontkush's
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems class (Fall 1999).
Each group analyzed a different research question related to the flood.
Demographic Analysis of Floyd's Impact in Bound Brook - Melanie Chu, Aleek Datta, Melissa Hagerman
Repeat Flood Insurance Claim Analysis for the State of New Jersey - John Ferrari, Christine Giordano
Hazardous Waste Discharge into the Raritan River to due Floyd - Brendon Weiner, Thomas Hamilton
Flood Modelling in New Brunswick - Lena Raberg
More Flood Modelling in New Brunswick - Paul Montesano, Nicole Lentini
Demographic Analysis of Owners/Renters in Bound Brook - Greg Biniukow
Historical Flooding of the Raritan - Eric Yorker, Rachel Olsson

Audio Files
Here are some interviews of New Brunswick residents concerning how the flood affected them.
Conducted by Paul Montesano and Nicole Lentini of the 420 class.
In WAV Format (Big!)  In MP3 format 
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