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JoAnne Castagna


Dr. JoAnne Castagna is a technical writer and editor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. She can be reached at joanne.castagna@usace.army.mil. Follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/writer4usacenyc.


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GIS Guides Cleanup and Construction in Tornado Aftermath   21 Sep, 2011
By: JoAnne Castagna

In Joplin, Missouri, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers creates maps to help field personnel remove debris and locate safe shelter sites.

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Army Corps Mitigates Hurricane Impact with GIS   18 Nov, 2009
By: JoAnne Castagna

The Philadelphia and Baltimore Districts are using a geographic information system (GIS) to reduce storm-related problems such as flooding, beach erosion, destroyed homes and businesses, and loss of life.

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Army Corps GIS Protects Endangered Shore Species   21 Oct, 2009
By: JoAnne Castagna

The Threatened and Endangered Species System, a joint project of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, makes the power of GIS available to scientists, decision makers, and citizens concerned about beach-dwelling birds and plants.

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Army Corps Drawn to BIM Design   23 Oct, 2008
By: JoAnne Castagna

Corps of Engineers' use of BIM results in considerable time savings for its design team and impressive cost savings for its customers.

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