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Talking About Risk

This six-chapter media piece, “Understanding Flood Risk in the Delaware River Basin” features interviews with experts who discuss the factors that affect flood risk, and the decision-making processes and technology that can reduce losses.  Learn more about flood frequency and the misleading phrase “100-year-storm,” climate and flooding, flood forecast and warning, community planning responses to flooding, and more. A companion primer on each chapter serves as a teaching tool or study guide.

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