USGS – NOAA Flooding Briefing


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Please​ ​join​ ​the​ ​U.S.​ ​Geological​ ​Survey,​ ​the​ ​National​ ​Oceanic​ ​and
​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​Atmospheric​ ​Administration​ ​and​ ​its​ ​partners​ ​to​ ​discover​ ​how​ ​science ​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​supports​ ​flood​ ​forecasts​ ​and​ ​public​ ​safety.

Focus​ ​on​ ​Flooding

Speakers​ ​will​ ​share​ ​stories​ ​from​ ​Irma,​ ​Harvey​ ​and​ ​other​ ​intense​ ​storms, during​ ​a​ ​panel.​ ​Immediately​ ​following,​ ​speakers​ ​and​ ​organizations​ ​will​ ​share tools​ ​of​ ​the​ ​trade,​ ​from​ ​water​ ​sensors​ ​to​ ​drones,​ ​during​ ​an​ ​exhibition.

​ ​Speakers​:
​ ​​ ​​ ​​Don​ ​Cline,​ ​​Associate​ ​Director​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Water​ ​Mission​ ​Area​ ​at​ ​USGS

Tom​ ​Graziano​,​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Office​ ​of​ ​Water​ ​Prediction​ ​at​ ​NOAA’s​ ​National​ ​Weather​ ​Service ​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​

Steve​ ​Fitzgerald​,​ ​President​ ​of​ ​the​ ​National​ ​Hydrological​ ​Warning​ ​Council

​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​David​ ​Maidment​,​ ​Professor​ ​of​ ​Civil​ ​Engineering​ ​at​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Texas​ ​at​ ​Austin

​ Exhibitors:
​ ​​​U.​ ​S.​ ​Geological​ ​Survey

National​ ​Oceanic​ ​and​ ​Atmospheric​ ​Administration

​American​ ​Geophysical​ ​​ ​Union

​National​ ​Hydrologic​ ​Warning​ ​Council

Environmental​ ​Systems​ ​Research​ ​Institute

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sponsors:
Senator​ ​Shelley​ ​Moore​ ​Capito​ ​of​ ​West​ ​Virginia​ ​&​ ​Senator​ ​Bill​ ​Nelson​ ​of​ ​Florida

Please​ ​RSVP​ ​to​ ​​egoldbaum​@usgs.gov