Category Archive: Sediment Transport

Aug 16 2013

More Boulders Getting Tossed by Debris Flow (Footage)

This week we have another video of an amazing debris flow taken back in the Spring of 2003 by a Denver television crew working with the USGS in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Check out the massive boulder near the top right around the beginning of the clip. Wow, just unreal. I wish there was more …

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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.  

Jul 26 2013

Amazing Southern Utah Flash Flood and Debris Flow Footage

This week we have some incredible footage of a flash flood and the ensuing debris flow in Southern Utah from photographer David Rankin. Footage of the head of a flash flood like this is pretty rare and just so cool to actually see. Toward the end of the clip, you’re practically looking at more of …

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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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