Narrow atmospheric streams of water vapor that deliver heavy rains are more commonly associated with floods and debris flows in northern California than with flash floods in southern California.
A special issue of Earth’s Future examines the impacts of sea level rise on coastal areas and showcases a paradigm shift in the modeling of these dynamic systems.
This hurricane season has broken multiple records already.
Florida residents prepare for potentially catastrophic winds and flooding.
When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas more than a week ago, an Eos staff editor based in Houston hunkered down. Here’s her day-by-day account of the storm and its aftermath.
New modeling approach reexamines two key assumptions about flooding.
How remote sensing of streams provides valuable data for the characterization, prediction, and warning of impending flash floods.
The editors of a new book describe the benefits of systematic collection, storage, analysis, and sharing of damage data after flood events.
New pilot system that analyzed more than 35 million flood-related Twitter posts to determine their geographic origin might help first responders locate and react more quickly to calamities.
Chapman Conference on Extreme Climate Event Impacts on Aquatic Biogeochemical Cycles and Fluxes; San Juan, Puerto Rico, 22–27 January 2017