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Ellicott City Flash Floods Seminar (CUERE)

Monday, August 27, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
On Campus

Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education Presents:

September 7, 2018
Mini-symposium, 1-4 PM, Main Seminar Room, UMBC South Campus 

1450 S Rolling Rd, Arbutus, MD 

The 2016 and 2018 Ellicott City Flash Floods:  Meteorology, Hydrology, Emergency Response and Future Directions

Jeffrey Halverson, UMBC and The Capital Weather Gang
“Meteorology of the 2016 and 2018 Ellicott City flash floods, and continued challenges for prediction”

Andrew J . Miller, UMBC
“What do we know about extreme floods in Ellicott City and the Baltimore metropolitan region?”

Matthew Cashman, USGS
“Reconstruction of extreme flood flows in the 2016 and 2018 Ellicott City floods using USGS indirect methods and new techniques”

David Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc.
“StormCenter’s geospatial approach to situational awareness for Ellicott City businesses, residents, Howard County and the Federal Government”

Ryan Miller, Director
Howard County Government, Office of Emergency Management
“Ellicott City – Local Emergency Manager’s Perspective”

Mark S. Richmond, P.E., Chief
Howard County Government, Storm Water Management Division, Bureau of Environmental Services
“Historic Ellicott City Stormwater Infrastructure – Building for the Future”

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