Tag Archive: Corps of Engineers

May 14 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/14/12): Taming the Red River

This week: An amazing video of an augmented reality sandbox from the folks at UC Davis, a devastating flash flood in Afghanistan, the Army Corps plan to tame the Red River, restoration work on the upper Arkansas River in Colorado, and two articles on residual risk and levees in the Central Valley, California.     Flash …

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Dec 19 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/19/11): Flash Flooding kills over 600 in the Philippines

This week: Tropical storm flash floods in the Philippines, flooding continues in New Zealand and Canada, and the lawsuits continue over Hurricane Katrina.   Death toll in Mindanao Floods now 632 (Philippine Star) Illegal logging activities in Mindanao forestlands have taken its toll during the recent flooding in the area that left more than 500 …

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Jun 10 2011

Aerial Video of Bismarck-Mandan Missouri River Flooding

Below is video likely from a helicopter of the flooding in the Bismarck-Mandan area of North Dakota. The Missouri River hits flood stage through there at around 65,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) but because of the inflow into each of the reservoirs upstream and recent rainfall in Montana, the U.S. Corps of Engineers has …

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