Category Archive: Geomorphology

Oct 07 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/7/13): Flooding in Southeast Asia continues, Aftermath of the Inundation in Colorado

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This week: An update on the flooding in Southeast Asia, dealing with the St. Vrain’s new pathway in and around Longmont in Colorado, the safety hazards that remain from flood waters in Colorado, lessons that can be learned from the Colorado floods, Lake Powell rises 2 feet in September, and an amazing map of every …

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Sep 27 2013

“Washed Out Completely”

From the Coloradoan; Dan Dugal and his friend Amanda Finch traveled about 5 miles up the Big Thompson Canyon Wednesday (9-25-2013) in hopes of reaching Finch’s cabin near Drake. “The river had scoured out the entire road down to the bedrock,” he said. “There was no way around it without climbing gear.” The extent of …

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Sep 23 2013

Putting a River in it’s Place

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It has been a crazy week. Numerous search and rescue efforts have been taking place throughout the foothills and plains of Northern Colorado, and the number of unaccounted for continues to drop.  The 2013 Colorado Flood event has spawned the largest search and rescue effort since Hurricane Katrina. Our office has been busy marking and …

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Jul 12 2013

Post Fire Flooding Wrecking Manitou Springs

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Post wild fire flooding is becoming a new normal for several areas in Colorado as spring and summer storms continue to rearrange the landscape in areas burned in last summers wildfires.  Manitou Springs was hit by mudslides and flooding earlier this month.  Below are some of the videos of the flooding.

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