Web Analytics of Hurricane Katrina

We all know the story. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf coast of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama causing extensive loss of life and tremendous property damage. Nearly two thousand people died. Two years later, the region, particularly New Orleans, still hasn’t fully recovered. We wanted to see how a major storm like Katrina affected people’s use of the Internet. Compete analyzed use of weather related web