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Urban Flooding: It Can Happen in a Flash!
This module features an audio and visual tour of sites affected by the Fort Collins, Colorado urban flood that occurred on 28 July 1997. The tour is led by Matthew Kelsch and includes eyewitness accounts of that night's events from John Weaver. This interactive virtual field trip module summarizes many of the important common aspects of flash floods occurring in urban environments.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET). Permission to use figures, tables, and brief excerpts from this work in scientific and educational works is hereby granted provided that the source is acknowledged.
DLESE Catalog ID: COMET-27
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET)
http://www.comet.ucar.edu/

Principal Investigator: Dr Tim Spangler
Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET)
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)