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May 8 Free Webinar - Flood Maps: Communicating Disaster Risk?

  • 1.  May 8 Free Webinar - Flood Maps: Communicating Disaster Risk?

    Posted 05-07-2019 08:42
    Hi everyone,

    I'd like to invite you to attend a free webinar presentation, hosted by the Coast and Ocean Risk Communication Community of Practice (CORC CoP) with presenters Jason Thistlethwaite and Andrea Minano of Waterloo, University, entitled, Communicating disaster risk? An evaluation of publicly accessible flood maps in Canada.

    When:  Wednesday, May 8, at 10 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, Canada). 

    More Information and Webinar Registration Link

    Registrants will receive a recording of the presentation.

    Here is a link to their research article (open access paper). Henstra, D., Minano, A., Thistlethwaite, J. 2019. Communicating disaster risk? An evaluation of the availability and quality of flood maps. Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences. 19:313-323.

    Here is a recent news article the presenters have contributed to: Canada could avoid flood damage – if we had better flood maps.

    CORC CoP is a community of practice sponsored by MEOPAR  here, on Future Earth Open Network.  We welcome new members interested in exchanging knowledge about coastal and marine risk communication.  You can also find out more about us at

    I hope you can attend!

    Best Regards,

    Cindy Marven
    CORC CoP Coordinator
    Victoria, BC, Canada
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