Researchers develop a predictive software system to identify city-specific, dengue fever risk areas amid a global increase in cases.
A study questions whether the hydraulics of rivers that lack loose sediments along their bottoms can be accurately depicted by standard equations for flow over sediment.
More than 2 million cubic meters of water, hidden deep within Lhotse Glacier, spilled down toward the village of Chukhung, Nepal, in 2016.
The White House and Democrats want to see an infrastructure package move through Congress. One House subcommittee chairman intends to make sure that water resource projects are part of the plan.
Cross Community Workshop on Past Flood Variability; Grenoble, France, 27–30 June 2016
As floods become more frequent around the globe, scientists work to pinpoint what puts certain regions at risk.
Tweets, if scrutinized closely, may allow scientists to map hazards in real time, helping to guide emergency response.
NASA Flood Response Workshop; Greenbelt, Maryland, 14–16 June 2016
By including imprecise historical written records in their calculations, researchers were able to decrease uncertainty in estimations of future flood frequency.
The model, released by the National Weather Service, will provide neighborhood-level flood forecasting.