!!! ALERT !!!  

For Updates and Advice on COVID-19,   Click here   Stay Safe (Self Isolate and Practice Social Distancing) !!!

×

News and Events

CESSRST Faculty publishes paper on teleconnections of long duration floods

Posted on December 30, 2016

CESSRST Faculty publishes paper on teleconnections of long duration floods

Dr. Naresh Devineni and Nasser Najibi recently published an article in Advances in Water Resources Journal on the atmospheric teleconnections of long duration floods. Large dams along the main stem of the Missouri River Basin are selected for this investigation. 

"For each dam, we differentiate long duration floods from short duration floods and identify what hydrological, climatological and atmospheric conditions cause the long duration floods". 

Naresh and Nasser derived a precursor index that shows an incipient condition for long duration floods. There is an organized atmospheric structure (spatial arrangement of high-pressure nad low-pressure areas) that draws the storm tracks repeatedly into the region causing recurrent rainfall events. These repeated waves of rainfall events fill up the dams and cause river overflows. We are now developing reservoir operation models using this prognostic information for managing flood hazards better . 

More information about this paper and flood events , please  click here.

Full News Article can be found here

Other sources - click here

News Archive
Categories
Upcoming Events
Joshua Hrisko Takes 1st Place for Oral Presentation in AMS Urban Environment Symposium
Posted on March 12, 2020
Maria Tzortziou Named to GLIMR Satellite Science Team
Posted on March 2, 2020
NOAA CESSRST Scholar Ronald Adomako Wins Honorable Mention in Student Competition at AMS
Posted on February 25, 2020

View More Events