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Project Title: Urban Flooding in the United States

PIN: PGA-OSP-16-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Office of Special Projects
Water Science and Technology Board

Augustine, Lauren Alexander

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Environment and Environmental Studies; Resilience

Urban Flooding in the United States
February 6, 2017 - February 7, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Eric Edkin
Phone: 202-334-2219
Fax: 202-334-1377


1:30 – 2:30 pm
Meeting with the Study Sponsor

1:30 – 1:40
Introduction of the Committee Members

1:40 – 2:00
FEMA Presentation on Urban Flooding
- Motivation for the study
- FEMA understanding of the problem
- Expectations of the committee
- How FEMA will use the report
- Others interested in urban flooding

2:00 – 2:30
Questions and Discussion between Committee and FEMA

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Brief introductions: name, agency, and interest in urban flooding

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Discussion among Committee Members, FEMA, and Federal Agencies
- Existing efforts
- Research Needs/Gaps
- Ways different agencies can work together on urban flooding problems and solutions

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: