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Insight Available on Record-Breaking Floods Across Globe

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#LAflood Victims Rescue by Citizens' Boats Similar to 9/11 Heroics @UDelaware Profs Say.

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Manufactured Housing Should Not Be Used To House Louisiana Flood Victims

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A Faster Method of Rebuilding Destroyed Homes

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Texas legislators are investigating the benefits of RAPIDO, a pilot program developed with recommendations from Texas A&M University’s Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center (HRRC), that dramatically reduces the time it takes to rebuild homes destroyed by natural disasters.

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Flooding Expert Can Explain Louisiana Deluge

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Experts Available to Speak on Historic Louisiana Flooding

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CSU Channel Islands Professor of Environmental Chemistry Specializes in Climate Change and Can Discuss Floods, Weather, Fires, and What's on the Horizon.

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SJSU Meteorologist Explains Science Behind Rain/Flooding in Louisiana

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NDSU Study Shows Major Flooding Affects Growth of Unborn Babies

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NDSU faculty and students conduct world-class research, searching for answers to important questions. In a recent study, NDSU researchers explored how major floods affect the growth and development of unborn children.

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Start-Up Company Uses Novel Technology to Mitigate Risks From Sea-Level Rise, Flooding

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Coastal Risk Consulting, a new start-up company formed by an FAU professor, has developed novel technology to assist coastal homeowners, businesses, and government to evaluate and mitigate risks from encroaching seas along Florida’s southeast coast as well as other vulnerable areas in the United States and overseas.

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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.

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A Mixed Response

Deliberately flooding riverbeds left parched by dams has great potential to restore wetlands, but may also have a significant unintended consequence: the release of greenhouse gases.

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In Cities, Flooding and Rainfall Extremes to Rise as Climate Changes

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Just how global warming is making storms more destructive has been established by Australian researchers.

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Floods and Coastal Erosion May Expose Contents of UK Landfills, Study Finds

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The contents of historic coastal landfill sites could pose a significant environmental threat if they erode, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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Sea-Level Rise Summit Coincides with Flooding Risks in South Florida Due to the Moon, High Tides and Inclement Weather

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Just as parts of South Florida are bracing for potential risks of flooding in low-lying areas due to the close proximity of the moon, high tides, sea-level rise and inclement weather, FAU is bringing together professionals from the private and public sectors to help identify solutions and develop adaptation pathways.

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From Alaska to Florida, FAU’s Third Sea-Level Rise Summit Will Generate Blueprint for Solutions and Adaptation

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While Florida and Alaska are on the opposite ends of the spectrum, they share mutual concerns of the imminent challenges presented by environmental changes. The rapid melting of the Arctic ice is threatening coastal locations globally, and impacts include increased flooding from sea-level rise in Florida to infrastructure instability from permafrost melting in Alaska.

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Flooding Alleviated by Targeted Tree Planting and River Restoration, Scientists Discover

A study has shown that strategic planting of trees on floodplains, could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20 per cent.

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