Saturday, July 23, 2011

High-tech Mapping System Keeps Track of Cleanup Efforts in Joplin

Reported July 18, 2011 at 6:10 PM CST by Zach Fletcher
(KOAM-TV - Pittsburg, Kan.) 

Agencies like the Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri National Guard are using technology called Geographical Information Systems to plot out which Joplin properties have been cleaned and the progress of the debris removal efforts.  This approach has greatly sped up the recovery efforts in the area.  To view the video and read more, go here.

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