flood modeling

October 5, 2017
Hurricane-Ready: How States can Better Model Flooding Risk and Improve Mass Evacuations premium
Hurricane season is far from over, but with four major hurricanes – Category 3 or greater – already causing untold damage in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, 2017 has already proved to be a brutal one. The steady stream of unrelenting devastation has impacted millions of Americans who face the choice of rebuilding or moving […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
January 6, 2017
Preventing Flooding with BIM: Multidisciplinary Project Creates Room for a River premium
Extreme weather events have become a part of daily life for many countries across the globe. The low-lying Netherlands, in particular, is seeing an increase in flood activity and costly flood repair to its sensitive network of dike systems. Faced with a dilemma, the nation’s Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment saw two possible solutions […]
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Government Writer
October 17, 2016
Keeping Pace with Climate Change: Flood Analysis and Mapping Tools premium
Flood risk assessment and mitigation is a critical part of any civil engineer’s job. After Superstorm Sandy devastated the New Jersey/New York shore in 2012, it was discovered shortly thereafter that federal flood maps drawn up by FEMA were wrong. Unfortunately for many home and business owners, developers relied on FEMA’s assessment of risks when […]
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Government Writer