SCIPP Documents

A Survey of Flood Information Needs: Spring 2012 Pilot Test Results

Researchers at SCIPP and three NWS River Forecast Centers (RFC) piloted an online survey that was sent to various state floodplain managers, emergency managers, and broadcast meteorologists in the SCIPP region. This report is based on responses from 70 people who provided information about their oversight on recent flood events.

An Assessment of the Climate-Related Needs of Oklahoma Decision Makers

This report is comprised of information from interviews in 2010 and 2011 with twenty-three decision-makers in local, tribal, state, federal, non-profit, and for-profit agencies across Oklahoma.

SCIPP Monitor: April 2011

In this issue:

  • The Urban Influence on Precipitation in the Southeastern United States
  • Drought Update
  • April's Extreme Weather

Climate Hazard Brochure Series - Flash Flooding

Over the past 30 years, flash flooding was responsible for the highest number of weather related fatalities within the United States (NOAA). On average, more U.S. property damage is due to floods than any other weather related disaster (NOAA). Similar to drought and tornados, flash floods occur in all states and can occur at all times of the year. Some states within the SCIPP region, such as Texas, are particularly susceptible to flash floods.

Climate Training 0: Sample Workshop Agenda

This is a sample workshop agenda used for climate training workshops in 2014.

Climate Training 11: 2007 Flooding & Tropical Storm Erin

This is the final of 11 climate training presentations. Presentation time suggestion: 60 minutes. File size: 9MB. Author: Jeffrey Basara.

SCIPP Monitor: December 2015

In this issue:

  • Water Reservoir Data Visualization Tool
  • Drought, Temperature, and Precipitation Summaries
  • A Little History of the Bonnet Carre Spillway

SCIPP Monitor: February 2012

In this issue:

  • Flood Information Needs
  • Last Freeze for SCIPP Region
  • Drought Update

Flash Flooding (Dec 04, 2012)

This is part of the Extreme Events and Hazards Webinar Summaries.

Geographic Assessment of Major Disaster Declarations Across the Lower 48 States

This report contains various details of major disaster declarations dating back to 1953 as archived by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. With this, SCIPP undertook a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) study to assess weather-related disaster declarations in an effort to understand where specific hazards have occurred most frequently and when.