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Floods in Boulder: A Study of Resilience

Boulder, Colorado, is prone to fires, floods and droughts. All are likely to intensify with climate change. This study looks at flooding in Boulder in September 2013. Though the scale of flooding was unprecedented, only 10 lives were lost, most infrastructure was maintained, and the recovery has been strong. This case study explores this resilience — what made it possible, and where there is opportunity for learning — by breaking it down into three categories:

MacClune, Karen; Allan, Chris; Venkateswaran, Kanmani; Sabbag, Lea

Language: English
Published By: Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International (ISET-International)
Published date: 2014

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