Predicting Uncertainty: IRIS researchers develop models to more accurately predict and map flood zones
Flooding in urban areas cost Americans over $106 billion dollars from 1960 through 2016 in damage, and took lives and livelihoods. Predicting which areas are most likely to flood amid changing land use and rainfall can be expensive and complicated—and past methods of drawing flood maps fail to capture the inherent uncertainty in flood predictions. […]
On May 10th and 11th, experts in the field of natural infrastructure and resiliency from around the country gathered to explore the benefits, applications and opportunities of natural infrastructure as part of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) workshop.
IRIS Affiliate Dr. Krista Capps was recently featured in UGA Today