Hurricane Katrina: Then and Now

Banksy in New Orleans

In honor of the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall in New Orleans, the focus of this post will be on a few resources devoted to documenting the storm and its aftermath.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Geodetic Survey’s Hurricane Katrina Images provides access to images of the Gulf coast of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama after Hurricane Katrina made landfall.

The Skeleton Krewe has posted a set of images on Flickr documenting New Orleans three years after the storm. has posted a set of images on Flickr that include satellite images, maps, graphs and GIS data not only for Hurricane Katrina but also Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis.

Banksy’s been to New Orleans; his official site documents the work he’s done there recently.

You can also find images of Banksy’s work on Flickr by searching “Banksy” and “New Orleans”.