Public Lecture on Floods, 7 pm, April 18th

UW Program on Climate Change
Tenth Annual Public Lecture: April 18th

“Flood of Problems: Managing Big Water in Western Washington” Larry Schick, Meteorologist
Water Management, US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle

Many difficult questions, judgments and choices arise when practicing flood risk management. Are big floods changing and what is the cause? What is the role of land use, climate change and snow melt in flooding?

On Monday, April 18, 2011, Lawrence J. Schick will present the Program on Climate Changes’ 2011 Public Lecture, “Flood of Problems: Managing Big Water in Western Washington”. Schick, broadcast meteorologist and award winning environmental, science and outdoor reporter now works in Water Management with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Schick’s presentation promises a lively blend of science, flood risk management strategy and the humbling reality of the powerful forces of nature.

April 18; 7:00-8:30 PM, reception to follow.
Kane Hall, Room 120
FREE, no advanced registration needed, but seating is limited so arrive early.

Information: UW Program on Climate Change, http://uwpcc.washington.edu/, 206-543-6521 or
uwpcc@u.washington.edu

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