Dusty Robinson

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Name: Dusty Robinson
Date registered: January 13, 2011
URL: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dustyrobinson
Yahoo! IM: http://www.twitter.com/#!/DustyWRobinson


I have been working on river related projects since 1994. From rafting and kayaking during the summer while attending Colorado State University, starting in 1998 at Ayres Associates measuring, studying, learning, and communicating information about rivers and how they interact with the world.

Latest posts

  1. 2013 Colorado Post Flood Video Tour — November 8, 2013
  2. 2013 Colorado Flood Video Tour — October 25, 2013
  3. “Washed Out Completely” — September 27, 2013
  4. Putting a River in it’s Place — September 23, 2013
  5. What’s In The Water — August 23, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. The Big Assumption — 13 comments
  2. Assume No More — 7 comments
  3. 2-D Model 101 — 5 comments
  4. Playing it Safe on the River, Part 1 — 3 comments
  5. 1-D, 2-D, 3-D, 4 — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 23 2013

What’s In The Water

When an urban area floods there can be a tremendous amount of pollutants that get flushed into streams and rivers.  Storm water pollution is being addressed a lot more now than in the past, but can still be a serious issue.  This video provides a very graphic view of the impacts of poor water quality …

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Aug 09 2013

Antelope Canyon Flash Flooding 2013

On August 2, 2013 a large thunderstorm stalled over the area around Page Arizona causing massive flash flooding that shut down Highway 89 and flooded the famous Antelope Canyon.  Once again David Rankin comes through with some great footage during and after the flood.  The second video has some great comparison shots.  

Aug 02 2013

Fort Collins Flood of 1997

Sixteen years ago Fort Collins saw it’s worst flood in history that totaled 14.5” of rain in a little over a day.  The Quail Hollow neighborhood in the southwest part of town received 10’ in less than 6 hours.  That is the most rainfall ever measured in and urban area in Colorado over that time …

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Jul 17 2013

Ever Changing Landscape


Flooding and mudslides are starting to feel normal in the areas burned by last summers Colorado fires.  I have read in several places that this could be the norm for the next 10 years.  Manitou Springs was hit hard in early July, and Hwy 14 in the Poudre Canyon was closed recently on July 12 …

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