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Gear Up for Flood Risk

Flooding could be severe this spring. Emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Sarah Nafziger says be ready.

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LA's Vulnerability to Future Sea Level Rise Projected

Los Angeles, a metropolis perched on the edge of a coast, can expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to climate change, according to current projections.

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UI Researchers Evaluate Best Weather Forecasting Models

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Two University of Iowa researchers recently tested the ability of the world’s most advanced weather forecasting models to predict the Sept. 9-16, 2013 extreme rainfall that caused severe flooding in Boulder, Colo.

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Quality and Quantity Experts Encourage Public Awareness for World Water Monitor Day (Sept.18)

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Villanova Engineering Professor Can Discuss the Floods in Colorado, and the Importance of Storm Water Management and Flood Controls

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Global Sea Level Rise Dampened by Australia Floods

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When enough raindrops fall over land instead of the ocean, they begin to add up. New research led by NCAR shows that three atmospheric patterns drove so much precipitation over Australia in 2010 and 2011 that the world’s ocean levels dropped measurably.

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WIU Emergency Management Professor Says IL Emergency Managers in Various Modes of Flooding Response

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New York Sea Grant Provides $50K for Two Research Projects in Wake of Superstorm Sandy

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In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, New York Sea Grant (NYSG) has responded by funding two new research projects on Long Island's South Shore valued at $50,000. These projects add to NYSG’s suite of research and outreach projects that address the state’s coastal hazards.

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Roots of Deadly 2010 India Flood Identified; Findings Could Improve Warnings

New research indicates that flash flooding that swept through the mountain town of Leh, India, in 2010 was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused devastating flash floods in Colorado and South Dakota in the 1970s.

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#UNH Expert: Impact of Flooding, Climate Change on Roads, Bridges, Infrastructure

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