How do we predict where flooding is likely to occur? This briefing will discuss the technology and modeling techniques that scientists and engineers use to assess the risk of flooding and to develop flood hazard maps. Learn how this information is used by floodplain managers who deal with flooding hazards. Four experts will explain the information and concepts that underpin the nation’s flood hazard and flood risk maps.
Opening remarks by: Senator Mary Landrieu
Gerry Galloway, University of Maryland
David Maune, Dewberry
Michael Buckley, Association of State Floodplain Managers
John Dorman, North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Location: Senate Dirksen Building, Room 336
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