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Floods

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Arizona (1)
China. (1)
Handbooks, manuals, etc. (1)
Mississippi River (2)
Mozambique. (1)
United States (4)

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View Resource NOAA Backgrounder: NOAA's Top U.S. Weather, Water and Climate Events of the 20th Century

Here's an interesting "greatest of the century list." Compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this list details US storms and climate events most "noted for their atmospheric marvel or impact on human life."

http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories/images/usafactsheet.pdf
View Resource Flooding on the Mighty Mississippi

This week, floodwaters of the Mississippi River crested, leading several counties in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Wisconsin to declare states of emergency. Floodwaters have reached over 22 feet in Davenport Iowa, closing in on the 1993 record water level. Davenport is perhaps particularly hard hit because it is not equipped with concrete levees, as it relies heavily on its riverfront as a...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/2001/0425
View Resource Floods: The Awesome Power

A newly released publication from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Weather Service, and the Red Cross is entitled "Floods: The Awesome Power." The citizen-focused sixteen-page preparedness guide explains "flood-related hazards and suggests life-saving actions you can take." Readers will learn what flash floods are, what to do if you’re caught in your vehicle during...

https://www.weather.gov/media/bis/Floods.pdf
View Resource NOAA Backgrounder: NOAA's Top Global Weather, Water and Climate Events of the 20th Century

Here's an interesting "greatest of the century list." Compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this list details global storms and climate events most "noted for their atmospheric marvel or impact on human life."

http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories/images/global.pdf
View Resource Dartmouth Flood Observatory

The Dartmouth Flood Observatory produced this website as "a research tool for detection, mapping, measurement, and analysis of extreme flood events world-wide using satellite remote sensing." Users can learn about the Observatory's use of microwave and optical satellite imaging to determine flooding and extreme low flow conditions for various places throughout the world. Students and researchers...

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~floods/
View Resource University of Illinois: Department of Geology Teaching Resources Screenshot

The University of Illinois has a well-regarded department of geology with staff members and associates who have created a trove of resources for students and educators seeking to know more about the Earth and its forms. The resources are divided into two dozen topical sections, including Big Bang, Building Blocks of Earth, and Geologic Time. Each section contains links to high-quality resources...

https://www.geology.illinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=12767...