Airports and Flood Threats

JFK, La Guardia, Newark, Gatwick, Fiumicino Rome, Indira Gandhi International, Don Muang Bangkok – all of these large international airports have suffered from flooding in the last 3 years. Yesterday…

Flood Elevation Certificates

In a previous article on this site the role of Flood Maps as they relate to the US National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was briefly examined. This article is intended…

Flood Insurance Florida

Over the last few weeks everyone seems to have been talking about “flood insurance Florida”. There have been svereal articles and newspaper reports on the Biggert-Waters, the Coalition for Sustainable…

Florida Tides More Extreme

A study by a group of 3 scientists including Mark E. Luther, he associate professor of physical oceanography at the University of South Florida, claims that high and low tides…