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Research and Applications Needs in Flood Hydrology Science: A Summary of the October 15, 2008 Workshop (2009)

Flood damages have increased greatly over the past century, in part because of increased development in floodplain areas. Unfortunately, conventional methods used to understand and plan for flooding -- for example by considering flood risk when designing structures and setting insurance rates -- have become outdated. This report summarizes the discussions at a two-day workshop held by the National Research Council to foster dialogue among th... More >>

Drought Management and Its Impact on Public Water Systems (1986)

In order to focus attention and debate on issues in water science, technology, and policy, the Board introduced a colloquium series in 1985. These colloquia are held once a year following a scheduled Board meeting and are designed to provide public forums for discussion and debate, to stimulate research, and to provide an opportunity for Board members and liaison representatives to interact with the scientific and engineering community. Th... More >>