Category Archive: software

Jun 18 2012

A Few Good Reads (6/18/12): Removal of a Penobscot River Dam, and the Effects of the High Park Fire in Northern Colorado

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This week: Removal of Penobscot River dam begins, flooding in Florida, water operations affected by the High Park Fire in Northern Colorado, value pricing and the client matrix, and ArcGIS Online continues to improve. Dam on Maine’s Penobscot River begins coming down as part of restoration project (The Republic) Demolition of a 200-year-old dam on …

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May 07 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/7/12): Flooding in Great Britain

This week: Flooding in Great Britain, a look at the CVFPP uncertainty in risk estimates, value pricing for professionals, CAD in the cloud, and the flight from conversation. Environment Agency warns that Tewkesbury water levels are ‘nearing peak’ (The Telegraph) In Tewkesbury, emergency flood protection work is under way in an attempt to prevent a …

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Apr 30 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/30/12): Elwha River Update

This week: The lunar landscape behind the former Elwha Dam and the sediment getting transported below it, good thoughts on the risk increase potential from the CVFPP, more landslides at Three Gorges, update coming for USLE, and the productivity killer known as email.  On the Elwha, a lunar landscape emerges (Seattle Times) The river below …

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Jan 25 2012

What Every Floodplain Manager Needs

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In the Netherlands there are 25 Water boards, similar to U.S. levee boards or reclamation districts.  Each board has a president or chair known as the Dijkgraaf.  During his or her first day on the job, a Dijkgraaf is given many responsibilities – and one present.  A pair of Wellington Boots.  In the Netherlands where …

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