science, education and dialogue

Interviews

  • Welcome to Focus on Floods

    Thu Jan 13th, 2011

    Nurture Nature Foundation's Rachel Hogan Carr provides an introduction to the key messages of the Focus on Floods education campaign, and the Focus on Floods website, www.focusonfloods.org.

  • Understanding Flood Risk: Chapter 6

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    Floodplain resident John Mauser discusses the steps he takes to keep his property and family safe during recurrent flood events, including monitoring river levels, and having detailed evacuation and readiness plans. This segment is chapter 6 of 6 in the Understanding Flood Risk series.

  • Understanding Flood Risk: Chapter 5

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    Becky Bradley, Director of Planning and Codes for the City of Easton, Pennsylvania, discusses how the City changed its land use codes and began to regulate the 500-year-floodplain after repeated flooding - and how it has benefited the city's safety and economic development. This segment is chapter 5 of 6 in the Understanding Flood Risk Series.

  • Understanding Flood Risk: Chapter 4

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    Hydrologist Peter Ahnert, of the National Weather Service's Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center, discusses the use of new "flood alert" technology that, in the case of an impending flood event, sends flood watch and warning messages to users who have signed up. This segment is chapter 4 of 6 in the Understanding Flood Risk series.

  • Understanding Flood Risk: Chapter 3

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    Nurture Nature Foundation Director of Environmental Outreach Rachel Hogan Carr interviews Dr. Dru Germanoski, geology professor at Lafayette College, about regional flood frequency, and the challenges of the "100-year-flood" concept. This segment is chapter 3 of 6 in the Understanding Flood Risk series.

  • Understanding Flood Risk: Chapter 2

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    An interview with Pennsylvania State Climatologist Dr. Paul Knight about weather and climate impacts on flood risk. This segment in chapter 2 of 6 in the Understanding Flood Risk series.

  • Understanding Flood Risk: Chapter 1

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    An overview of some of the weather and terrain factors that increase flood risk in the Delaware River Basin. This segment is chapter 1 of 6 in the Understanding Flood Risk series.

  • Introduction to “Understanding Flood Risk”

    Tue Jan 11th, 2011

    A brief introduction to the six chapter series, Understanding Flood Risk.


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