Recent trends in U.S. flood risk

Here we present a novel approach assessing the trends in inundation frequency above the National Weather Service’s four flood level categories in 2042 catchments. Results reveal stark regional patterns of changing flood risk that are broadly consistent above the four flood categories.

Slater, L.J., and G. Villarini, Recent trends in US flood risk, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(24), 12428-12436, 2016.