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September 8, 2021

Geography faculty member to speak about urban flood resilience

Submitted by Trisha Brown

Kate Nelson, assistant professor of geography and geospatial sciences at Kansas State University, will be the featured speaker at the Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar Invited Lecture Series at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in 1052 Rathbone Hall.

Nelson will discuss how we can mitigate flood damages and build more resilient and sustainable communities. Examples from Nashville, Tennessee, and Manhattan, Kansas, will illustrate the barriers to urban flood resilience and discuss options for building resilience.