Before and after Katrina from orbit

It’s certainly an overstatement to say Katrina is “our tsunami,” but there is a grim resemblance to the before and after satellite pictures of both scenes of devastation.

DigitalGlobe is the company that supplies the imagery for Google Earth and other products like it. They have accelerated their normal imaging process to create this Hurricane Katrina Media Gallery. It’s a well made package of information.