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Deciphering Deluges: New modeling approach reexamines two key assumptions about flooding

For the last century, the U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and others have collected data on flooding activity to assess damage and help predict future events. Accurately forecasting the frequency and magnitude of flooding events is critical for infrastructure design, environmental management, and disaster preparedness and response. … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Flash Flood Data

In his article below, Jonathan Gourley, discusses his involvement in the Automated Non-Contact Hydrologic Observations in Rivers (ANCHOR) project in order to gather Flash Flood Data. Source: In Pursuit of Flash Flood Data

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Improving Water Resources Management from the Ground Up

We all know the significance of gathering data for the effective running of our organization. Such data is ensured by acquiring reliable rain and stream flow gauges. In her article below Sarah Witman discusses guidelines put forward by the World … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Paradigm Shifts in Water Quality Sensor Design

Data from continuous water quality monitoring networks inform critical activities across every sector of the surface water industry today, from meeting federal and state water quality standards and ensuring safe recreational waters, to researching and managing the effects of climate change. … Continue reading

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Water Well Journal – August 2017

The digital copy of the Water Well Journal, Volume 71 No. 8 for August 2017, from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA), is now available for perusal. This issue deals with topics such as green technology, geothermal installation, solar pumping … Continue reading

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A Powerful New Tool for Research

Author Terri Cook highlights an open source generic mapping tool, GMT/MATLAB Toolbox which provides interoperability, as well as, a simple and flexible interface for geoscience users. Source: A Powerful New Tool for Research

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Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

This article by Magaret M. Hurtwitz et al. really highlights the significance of satellite observations, together with, meaningful partnerships, in dealing with climate change and the geophysical hazards. Source: Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

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Water Demand Management: Using technology to forecast water usage and improve efficiency

With technology being a big part of our day to day lives it’s seems inevitable that it can be used to solve issues of water usage and improve efficiency. This is highlighted in an article by Lori Lovely in the June … Continue reading

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WMO Bulletin 64 (2) – 2015

I am please to announce that staff now have access to the World Meteorological Organization’s Bulletin Volume 64 Issue 2 (2015). The theme for this issue is “Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change” and one can find relevant articles … Continue reading

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Turning data into decisions for environmental protection

Originally posted on caribbeanclimate:
Mark Archibald of Antigua and Barbuda Fisheries Division collects data during a dive in The Narrows Eastern Caribbean representatives at the ECMMAN data monitoring workshop in Nevis People have the power to improve our ocean resources.…

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