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Title: Change in the Magnitude of River Flooding in the United States, 1965-2015
Abstract: This figure shows changes in the size and frequency of flooding events in rivers and streams in the United States between 1965 and 2015. Blue upward-pointing symbols show locations where floods have become larger; brown downward-pointing symbols show locations where floods have become smaller. Data were analyzed by Louise Slater and Gabriele Villarini at the University of Iowa. For more information: www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators
Publisher: U.S. EPA Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) - Office of Atmospheric Programs (OAP)
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Browse Graphic URL: https://edg.epa.gov/data/PUBLIC/OAR/OAP/metadata/Thumbnails/RiverFlooding.png
Browse Graphic Caption: Change in frequency and magnitude of river flooding
Browse Graphic Type: PNG
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Resource Link: https://geodata.epa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OAR_OAP/RiverFlooding/MapServer
Link Function: Web Service
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Resource Link: https://www.epa.gov/climatechange
Link Function: Information
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Data Type: Vector
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West Bounding Longitude: -159.61998
South Bounding Latitude: 18.032464
East Bounding Longitude: -66.032387
North Bounding Latitude: 64.902374
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License https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Access: Unclassified
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Scope (quality information applies to): dataset
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Theme Topics: Atmosphere and Climatic
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Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation
Contact Person: Michael Kolian
Email: kolian.michael@epa.gov
Address: 6207A
City: Washington
State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Telephone: (202) 343-9261
Fax: (202) 343-2202
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Publisher Document Identifier: E8C38173-E457-463C-BEAC-80ACCB5FB29E
Metadata Date Stamp: 2019-11-20
Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation
Organization Role: Publisher
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Metadata Standard Version: 1.0