Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Dramatic climate swings behind both last year's Pakistan flooding and this years Queensland floods in Australia are likely to continue as the world gets warmer, scientists predict.
(Phys.org) —If sea level rises as scientists predict, will your New Jersey home or parts of your town be underwater?
A powerful storm passed over New Zealand's South Island in March 2014 and brought gale-force winds, torrential rains, and flooding to the city of Christchurch. A total of 74 millimeters (3 inches) of rain fell on March 4-5, ...
Planning ahead mitigates flood risk for Los Angeles wastewater systems, roads, and low-lying communities
Los Angeles, a metropolis perched on the edge of a coast, can expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to climate change, according to current projections.
(Phys.org) —A detailed study of shifting river beds, conducted by researchers at the University of St Andrews, could hold the key to more accurate flood prevention.
(Phys.org)—The spring 2011 flood on the Mississippi was among the largest floods ever, the river swelling over its banks and wreaking destruction in the surrounding areas. But a University of Pennsylvania-led study also ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Moisture and heat fluctuations from the land surface to the atmosphere form a critical nexus between surface hydrology and atmospheric processes, especially those relevant to rainfall. While current theory ...
On the first day of spring, there's some bad news for the weather-weary nation.