U.S. Gulf Coast Telecommunications Power Infrastructure Evolution since Hurricane Katrina
Conference: telescon(R) 2009 - Power Supply Quality and Efficiency - 4th International Telecommunication - Energy special conference
05/10/2009 - 05/13/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: telescon(R) 2009 - Power Supply Quality and Efficiency
Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Kwasinski, Alexis (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America)
This paper studies the evolution of communication networks infrastructure in the U.S. Gulf Coast region from late August 2005 when it was affected by Hurricane Katrina to recently. Focus is placed on power supply within the particular planning constraints existing in the area after such a critical event. The discussion is supported by extensive photographic evidences from site surveys performed a few weeks after Hurricane Katrina and more recently in 2008 and 2009.