Communicating Frequent Flooding

Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum meets to discuss challenges in communicating frequent flooding. ©Larry Atkinson/ODU July 27, 2015

July 24, 2015

 Virginia Modeling and Simulation Center, Old Dominion University,  Suffolk, VA

In July of 2014, the forum looked at communication practices and methods.

Read about what happened at the forum on the Virginia Sea Grant website

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Speaker Presentations

Communicating Nuisance Flooding Research Study

Carol Considine and Burton St. John, Old Dominion University

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Communicating Flood Risk in the Media

Jeremy Wheeler, WAVY-TV

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National Weather Service Flood Communication System

Jeff Orrock, National Weather Service

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Risk Communication Strategies from Emergency Management

Robb Braidwood, City of Chesapeake

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Community Efforts to Communicate Flooding – Panel Discussion

Meg Pittenger, City of Portsmouth

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VIMS Tidewatch Network

Molly Mitchell, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Wetlands Watch Phone App Update

Skip Stiles, Wetlands Watch

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