Do we predict floods well? This question and several others were asked of Chris Duffy, Professor of Civil Engineering. His response, several factors go into forecasting and computer models need data. In light of the recent flooding of our Susquehanna River, Duffy states “we will not improve flood and drought prediction in the U.S. until we begin to look beyond the stream and include measurements that tell us about the state of the entire watershed.” To read the entire article, click here: Research | Penn State.
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