A Unified Flash Flood Database across the United States

  title={A Unified Flash Flood Database across the United States},
  author={Jonathan J. Gourley and Yang Hong and Zachary L. Flamig and Ami Arthur and Robert Alfred Clark and Martin Calianno and Isabelle Ruin and Terry W. Ortel and Michael Wieczorek and Pierre‐Emmanuel Kirstetter and Edward Clark and Witold F. Krajewski},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
Despite flash flooding being one of the most deadly and costly weather-related natural hazards worldwide, individual datasets to characterize them in the United States are hampered by limited documentation and can be difficult to access. This study is the first of its kind to assemble, reprocess, describe, and disseminate a georeferenced U.S. database providing a long-term, detailed characterization of flash flooding in terms of spatiotemporal behavior and specificity of impacts. The database… 

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