New Web App “Vanishing Points” by FIU student Sandra Maina could Document Land Loss

News articles began appearing rapidly across the country following announcement of graduate student Sandra Maina’s developing web application Vanishing Points, which will allow community members to log memories, interviews, and photos of places that are disappearing because of coastal erosion.

It was first mentioned in a local newspaper in Houma, LA; however, within 24 hours, it spread to news stations and various articles online. Here are a few links.

http:/www.houmatoday.comarticle/20130117/ARTICLES/130119668

Times Picayune:

http:/www.nola.comenvironment/index.ssf/2013/01/app_may_help_track_cultural_im.html

San Francisco Chronicle:

http:/www.sfgate.comnews/science/article/App-may-help-track-impact-of-coastal-losses-4210773.php

The Daily Advertiser:

http:/www.theadvertiser.comarticle/20130121/NEWS01/130121005/App-may-help-track-impact-coastal-losses-

Washington Examiner:

http:/washingtonexaminer.comapp-may-help-track-impact-of-coastal-losses/article/feed/2065390#.UP675Sc72Ah

Wlox13:

http:/www.wlox.comstory/20639887/app-may-help-track-impact-of-coastal-losses